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Hand hygiene

About hand hygiene in the healthcare setting

Read about standards for improved hand hygiene, which is vital in decreasing the risk of healthcare associated infection (HAI) transmission.

Bare below the elbows

Read about this initiative to improve the effectiveness of hand hygiene.

Last updated: 7 December 2018

The Mass Gathering Hand Hygiene Guideline (PDF, 111KB) effective hand hygiene information for organisers of mass gatherings.