Clean Care is Safer Care

Reproducing, adapting and translating WHO hand hygiene illustrations

Reproduction

The WHO 'My 5 moments for Hand Hygiene', 'How to Handrub' and 'How to Handwash' illustrations can be reproduced in their entirety without any modifications or adaptations to layout or wording. This includes the WHO and Patient Safety Programme emblems as they appear as an integral part of the tools. Co-use of your organization's logo together with the WHO and Patient Safety Programme emblems is not permitted.

Adaptation

Institutions and organizations are encouraged to adapt the illustrations to their own facility's needs.

If the illustrations are modified in any way, the WHO and Patient Safety Programme emblems should not be used. Instead, in order to acknowledge the original WHO source, the illustration should bear the language as appropriate below:

My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene

'Based on the 'My 5 moments for Hand Hygiene', URL: http://www.who.int/gpsc/5may/background/5moments/en/index.html © World Health Organization 2009. All rights reserved.'

How to Handwash

'Based on the 'How to Handwash', URL: http://www.who.int/gpsc/5may/How_To_HandWash_Poster.pdf © World Health Organization 2009. All rights reserved.'

How to Handrub

'Based on the 'How to Handrub', URL: http://www.who.int/gpsc/5may/How_To_HandRub_Poster.pdf © World Health Organization 2009. All rights reserved.'

Translation

Institutions and organizations are encouraged to translate the WHO 'My 5 moments for Hand Hygiene, 'How to Handrub' and 'How to Handwash' illustrations to their own language. For permission to translate please apply at:

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