Clean Care is Safer Care

Advocacy resources

To help promote SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands in health-care facilities, this page identifies all the resources available.

Postcards & posters

These materials will help you promote 5 May and Clean Care Safe Care

Posters & leaflet

Poster cover image

All materials available here are designed to help health-care workers promote the message that clean hands save lives.

Promotional video

Play video

This promotional video was developed for the launch of SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands on 5 May 2009. It highlights in graphic format the infections and diseases that can be reduced by good hand hygiene practice. The video is available in all six WHO languages.


Screensaver image

The screensaver is a useful means of keeping hand hygiene at the forefront of your organization. You can invite your IT department to install it on a permanent basis across your organization or simply download it for your own use.

Key Measures for Prevention and Control of Ebola Virus Disease

SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands promotional video

Key documents

WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care (revised Aug 2009)

Guide to implementation of the WHO multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy (revised Aug 2009)

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