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World Hand Hygiene Day

Event : World Hand Hygiene Day celebrated on 04/05/2023 at 10am-12:30pm

Venue : Fortis hospital , Okhla

Theme : Remember to clean your hand in seven steps

Department : Nursing

Participants : 50

Internal : 10

External : 40

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Hand hygiene is a crucial practice in hospitals and healthcare settings to prevent the spread of infections and ensure patient safety. Proper hand hygiene helps reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and is a fundamental aspect of infection control.

DETAIL DESCRIPTION: World Hand Hygiene Day is a global campaign celebrated annually on May 5th to promote the importance of hand hygiene in healthcare settings and beyond. The day was established by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about the role of clean hands in preventing the spread of infections and improving overall public health. The campaign aims to mobilize healthcare workers, policymakers, and communities to take action and promote good hand hygiene practices.

The day serves as an opportunity to educate people about the significance of hand hygiene in preventing the spread of infections and reducing healthcare-associated infections. It Encourage the adoption of best practices in hand hygiene, including proper hand washing techniques and the use of alcohol-based hand rubs, also highlight the crucial role of healthcare workers in maintaining hand hygiene standards and provide them with the necessary tools and information to promote compliance.

Celebrating World Hand Hygiene Day serves as a reminder that clean hands are a simple yet powerful tool in preventing the spread of infections and protecting public health. It emphasizes the shared responsibility of individuals, healthcare professionals, and communities in promoting good hand hygiene practices.

INCHARGE: Monika Sharma


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