May the 5th is Global Hand Washing Day

 

SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands 5 May 2019

Clean care for all – it’s in your hands

WHO calls on everyone to be inspired by the global movement to achieve universal health coverage (UHC), i.e. achieving better health and well-being for all people at all ages, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all. Infection Prevention and Control, including hand hygiene, is critical to achieve UHC as it is a practical and evidence-based approach with demonstrated impact on quality of care and patient safety across all levels of the health system.

 

To find out more and for resources to share with your colleagues and employees check out the WHO website

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