The Clean Hands Coalition (CHC) reminds healthcare professionals that International Clean Hands Week is Sept. 20-26, 2009. The Clean Hands Coalition is a unified alliance of public and private partners working together to create and support coordinated, sustained initiatives to significantly improve health and save lives through hand hygiene. The CHC is facilitated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) For more information and ideas on how to celebrate this week by raising hand hygiene awareness, CLICK HERE.
To access the Joint Commission's hand hygiene monograph, CLICK HERE.
To access the CDC's hand hygiene guideline, CLICK HERE.
To access the World Health Organization's hand hygiene guidelines, CLICK HERE.