WHO Encourages Patient Involvement in Hand Hygiene

May 06, 2013 | Print  |

The World Health Organization is encouraging patient participation in hand hygiene at healthcare facilities to prevent healthcare-associated infections.

A new survey by WHO and its Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety at the University of Geneva Hospitals found patient participation is useful in improving hand hygiene and creating a positive patient safety climate, according to the news release.

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