healthcare, hygiene

Hygiene in health centers is a basic weapon to prevent nosocomial infections and ranges from patient hygiene to waste treatment. The main fear in socio-health centers, nursing homes or nursing homes are nosocomial infections. And although it is impossible to eradicate them, several studies show that hygiene helps reduce them considerably. Next, we will review…

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hand hygiene compliance

Sometimes, an audible reminder serves as a friendly little push that most HCWs need to remind them to practice good hand hygiene. Amron Corporation’s Hand Hygiene Prompts (HHP) is a computer-based device that collects data from sensors which report room exit and entry, toilet use and hand hygiene compliance. From these data, HHP determines if…

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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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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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