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Hand Hygiene: A review of literature and programmes

This document describes the findings of a literature review conducted as part of a wider review of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ) programme. 

The aim of the literature review was to identify academic literature, institutional guidance, and international, national, and subnational programmes on hand hygiene that might help inform the review of the HHNZ programme. Focus was on evidence published since 2005. 

Last updated: 30th August, 2022