Infection prevention and contro

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Hand hygiene is the cornerstone of infection prevention and control (IPC). When timely and optimally performed, it reduces healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), antimicrobial resistance, health costs, and saves lives. Poor compliance with hand Hygiene practices remains both a problem and a challenge for IPC practitioners all over the world. The under-5 mortality rate in Uganda is…

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Hand hygiene and skin health

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Hand hygiene is the most important and effective procedure for the prevention and control of infections. In caring for sick people, the hands constitute a vehicle for the transmission of pathogens, either through direct contact from person to person, or indirectly through previously contaminated objects, which can subsequently contaminate the patient. Hand hygiene is a…

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Cleaning care for everyone is in your hands

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Nowadays, many medical staff still do not really realize the importance of hand hygiene. The compliance of hand hygiene (in short: washing hands at the time of hand hygiene as required) is still very low. Some people have a pair of gloves to contact many patients, some people only change gloves and do not wash…

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