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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Hospital, hand hygiene, infection control, cleaning

Normative requirements: “Medical staff hand hygiene standards” 2009: 1. The hand disinfection effect should meet the following requirements: a) Sanitary hand cleaning, the total number of bacterial colonies monitored should be ≤10cfu/cm2 b) Surgical hand disinfection, the total number of bacterial colonies monitored should be ≤ 5cfu/cm2 2. Concept of sanitary hand disinfection and surgical…

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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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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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Food saftety, hygiene

Food safety can’t be in the form. In theory, wearing gloves has its advantages. The disadvantages are: the temperature of the glove is close to the body temperature, the moisture is difficult to disperse, and the humidity is suitable. It can also breed a large number of microorganisms, thus giving the microorganisms secondary pollution. Ambushing…

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