Global Voices Blog : Saving Lives with Hand Hygiene in Sierra Leone
Today on CDC’s Global Voices Blog, CDC’s Benjamin Park, MD, talks about the impact of World Hand Hygiene Day across the globe.
Park, Chief of CDC’s International Infection Control Program, highlights Sierra Leone’s World Hand Hygiene Day celebrations to raise awareness of proper hand hygiene and to improve safety in healthcare facilities.
May 5th was World Hand Hygiene Day. CDC launched a new “Clean Hands Count” campaign urging healthcare professionals, patients, and patients’ loved ones to prevent healthcare-associated infections by keeping their hands clean.
Join the conversation! Read the blog and visit the Clean Hands Count campaign website for more information.
- Global Voices Blog: Saving Lives with Hand Hygiene in Sierra Leone: http://blogs.cdc.gov/
global/2016/06/06/saving- lives-with-hand-hygiene-in- sierra-leone/
- Clean Hands Count campaign: http://www.cdc.gov/