Patient safety


Clean Care is Safer Care

The first Global Patient Safety Challenge works in partnership with the health communities throughout the world and other related organizations to ensure that sustainable hand hygiene improvement remains on the international and national health agendas.

Safe Surgery

WHO has undertaken a number of global and regional initiatives to address surgical safety. The second Global Patient Safety Challenge “Safe Surgery Saves Lives” set about to improve the safety of surgical care around the world by defining a core set of safety standards that could be applied in all Member States.