Clean Care is Safer Care

Tools as reminders in the workplace

Reminders in the workplace are important to prompt health-care workers to practice hand hygiene and to inform patients and their visitors of the standard of care they should expect from their health-care workers. Posters and pocket leaflet are among the most common types of reminder.

Key tools

Guide to implementation of the WHO Multimodal Hand Hygiene Improvement Strategy (revised August 2009)

Access this complete guide to initiating a hand hygiene improvement strategy and how to use the other tools.

Template Action Plan

A guide to help you create an Action Plan specific for your health-care facility.

Tools as reminders in the workplace

Hand Hygiene Posters

Download posters on Your 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene, How to Handrub and How to Handwash to display at your health-care facility.

SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands Screensaver

Download the screensaver here.

Hand Hygiene When and How Leaflet - two versions (revised August 2009)

Summary of how and when to perform hand hygiene.

WHO supports World Sepsis Day - 13 September 2014

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)

Contact us

For more information about Clean Care is Safer Care, please contact the team at savelives@who.int.