Published in: 2017
Access to basic water, sanitation and hygiene in health-care facilities is critical to delivering quality services and advancing health. Hand hygiene is an important and cost-effective intervention to protect health in health-care settings, but practices among health-care workers around the world remain unacceptably low. This briefing highlights key factors to consider when developing strategies to improve hand hygiene in health-care settings, based on WHO guidelines, recent systematic reviews and WaterAid’s policy and programmatic experience.
WaterAid (2017). Hand hygiene in health-care facilities - Briefing paper. WaterAid
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