Clean Care is Safer Care

Tools and resources

WHO Patient Safety team has provided a suite of tools to support health-care facilities in implementing a multimodal strategy in order to improve hand hygiene practices among health-care workers.

Health-care facilities are encouraged to start with the Guide to implementation of the WHO Multimodal Hand Hygiene Improvement Strategy. This is a key tool that provides comprehensive advice on how to develop an effective action plan and how to use the other tools.

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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