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The global impact of hand hygiene campaigning

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Abstract: 
On 5 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) highlights the importance of hand hygiene and launches guidelines and tools on hand hygiene, based on the next phase of a patient safety work programme ‘Save LIVES: Clean Your Hands’ This editorial outlines this initiative and other work aimed to promote and support initiatives on promotion of hand hygiene
Authors: 
C KilpatrickB AllegranziD PittetEurosurveillanceVolume 14Issue 1730 April 2009
Category: 
Control
Prevention