clean, hands, infection, handwashing day

Since 2008, World Handwashing Day is celebrated annually every October 15. 2008 was also designated by the United Nations General Assembly as the International Year of Sanitation. Since then, World Handwashing Day aims to extend the best hygiene practices to the entire planet. The practice of washing your hands is common in most parts of…

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Handwashing, health care, Infections, disinfectant, epidemic

Given the information circulating in various media about the presence of multiresistant bacteria (example KPC) in different hospitals, we share readings related to hand hygiene, a fundamental aspect for the control of the dispersion of these bacteria and thus prevent infections. There are many aspects and measures for the prevention of infections, including hand hygiene.…

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hygiene, infection control, hospital

Within the framework of World Hand Hygiene Day, the Central Military Hospital celebrated this date with the Entity’s visitors and collaborators, practicing the correct way to disinfect their hands. Bogotá D.C., May 5, 2019. – Within the framework of World Hand Hygiene Day, the Central Military Hospital committed to biosecurity sensitized the medical, administrative and…

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Hand hygiene, surgical care, Handwashing, health care, Infections, disinfectant, epidemic

Every May 5 we celebrate World Handwashing Day to make everyone aware that this simple fact can save lives and protect our health. Hygiene in surgical care SAVES LIVES: wash your hands. Improving hand hygiene practices in surgical services is a priority. After 10 years of the WHO program “Clean care is safer care”, these…

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hand wash, soap, foam

“So that your hands are really clean, always use soapy water,” that was the motto chosen by those responsible for a public-private partnership program in Ghana that was developed during the years 2004-2006. So far, in Ghana, soap was used frequently, but especially for washing dishes, washing clothes and bathing Only 3% of the population…

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clean, hands, infection, handwashing day

A gesture as simple as washing your hands with soap and water can be key to the survival of millions of people, especially the little ones. Children are especially vulnerable to the effects of diarrhea and respiratory infections, diseases that can be easily and cheaply prevented with a little soap and water. This day wants…

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handwashing, school, toilet, soap

Handwashing with soap and water is one of the most effective and economical ways to prevent gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases. On October 15, World Handwashing Day was celebrated, which aims to make this hygienic practice a habit in schools, homes and communities around the world. World Handwashing Day is promoted internationally by a coalition of…

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handwashing, disease control, medical

Washing your hands properly is necessary to avoid skin infections or gastrointestinal diseases, said Dr. Morayta Ramírez, head of the infectology service at the National Medical Center November 20. “Everything we interact with every day is full of bacteria, a cell phone, for example, has 30 times more bacteria than a toilet, there are bacteria,…

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