Clean Care is Safer Care

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Press releases & Media advisories

What Africa should do to improve patient safety - Dr Sambo

2 September 2008 - Yaoundé, Cameroon

First patient safety awareness raising workshop in the African region

10-12 December 2007 - Kigali, Rwanda

Central American Country Group Launch of the First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care" and 5° Foro Nacional y 2° Foro Internacional par la Calidad en Salud

21 September 2007 - Mexico City, Mexico

Thailand - Launch of Global Patient Safety Challenge Clean Care is Safer Care

20 June 2007 - Bangkok, Thailand

Clean hands leading to safer health care for half the world’s population

More information

10 November 2006 - Geneva, Switzerland

Country group inauguration of the Global Patient Safety Challenge 2005-2006

3 July 2006
Moscow, Russian Federation

Canada participates in the Global Patient Safety Challenge 2005-2006 and signs statement to address health care-associated infection

20 October 2006 - Vancouver, Canada

Indian inauguration of Global Patient Safety Challenge Clean Care is Safer Care

14 July 2006 - New Delhi, India

Infection prevention is everyone's responsibility

13 March 2006

Tánaiste pledges Ireland’s support for the Global Patient Safety Challenge

2 December 2005

The launch of Global Patient Safety Challenge 2005 - 2006

13 October 2005 - Geneva, Switzerland

SPEECHES

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)

Contact us

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