Save lives: clean your hands

5 May 2010: Global annual Hand Hygiene initiative

The World Health Organization (WHO) (OMS) is commited to an important global hand hygiene movement, theSAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands initiative, which includes a global call to action for health-care facilities.

293 healthcare facilities in Spain have already registered their support. Encourage registrations through this link:

http://www.who.int/gpsc/5may/register/es/index.html

On the occasion of the global annual initiative on 5 May 2010, all over the National Health System Health Regions and healthcare facilities are organizing activities in order to sensitize healthcare workers and citizens to the importance of hand hygiene in reducing health care-associated infection (HAI).

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