Healthcare associated infection is one of the most common adverse events in health care worldwide. Up to 10 percent of patients admitted to modern hospitals in the developed world acquire one or more infections.

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World Hand Hygiene Day 2020 resources

1 May 2020, Infection Prevention & Control

Resources to support the World Health Organization's 2020 World Hand Hygiene Day including email signature graphics, a certificate of recognition and a screensaver.

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District health boards take part in World Hand Hygiene Day 2020

2 Jun 2020, Infection Prevention & Control

District health boards across the country took part in World Hand Hygiene Day on Tuesday 5 May 2020. This article summarises some of the fun and innovative events DHBs shared with the Health Quality & Safety Commission as they celebrated.