WHO guidelines on hand hygiene in healthcare
WHO guidelines offer a thorough review of evidence on hand hygiene in healthcare for healthcare professionals, hospital administrators, and health authorities. The guidelines include specific recommendations on how to improve practices and reduce transmission of pathogenic microorganisms to patients and healthcare professionals.6
4.5 million HAIs per year7
Each year in the EU every 1 in 20 patients acquire a hospital-acquired infection (HAI), leading to 4.5 million infections annually.7
According to the Centre for Disease Control (CDC), 2-5% of patients undergoing surgery will acquire a surgical site infection (SSI).8
Use biocides safely. Always read the label and product information before use.