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  1. Content Article
    Hand hygiene has had a high prominence in the context of COVID-19 during the past year. World Hand Hygiene Day, celebrated each year on the 5 May, and led by the World Health Organization (WHO), presents an annual opportunity to keep this important patient safety intervention firmly on the international and national agenda beyond a global pandemic. This year we are prompted not to forget the critical times for hand hygiene, and particularly the valuable role that healthcare workers and all those who support them play, in achieving effective hand hygiene action at the point of care. Campai
  2. Content Article
    The spread of COVID-19 demands global cooperation among governments, international organisations and the business community. This multistakeholder cooperation is at the centre of the World Economic Forum’s mission. The new COVID Action Platform will focus on three priorities: Galvanise the global business community for collective action. Protect people’s livelihoods and facilitate business continuity. Mobilise cooperation and business support for the COVID-19 response.
  3. Content Article
    A fun way of ensuring correct hand washing is achieved.
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    Training Invest in technology Reminders Positive reinforcement Track and share data
  5. News Article
    Visitors to a hospital are stealing hand sanitising gel daily – as demand for the product surges amid fears over coronavirus. Bottles have been taken from patients' beds and dispensers ripped off walls at Northampton General Hospital. Bosses said the gel was "disappearing every day" and they have had to limit the supply on wards. "Nothing like this has ever happened in all the years we've had the gel," said a hospital spokeswoman. "Over the past week we've seen stocks on wards disappear from the end of beds every single day," Sally-Anne Watts, associate communications director,
  6. Content Article
    My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene The My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene approach defines the key moments when healthcare workers should perform hand hygiene. This evidence-based, field-tested, user-centred approach is designed to be easy to learn, logical and applicable in a wide range of settings. This approach recommends health-care workers to clean their hands: before touching a patient, before clean/aseptic procedures, after body fluid exposure/risk, after touching a patient, and after touching patient surroundings.
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