Clean hands save lives and is the pillar of infection prevention and control. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):— The theme for Sunday, May 5 Hand Hygiene Day is “Clean hands save lives.”

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), everyone has the right to expect clean care, whether that care is administered in a field hospital, a care home or a state-of-the-art operating theatre.

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, says clean care is safer care; protects the most vulnerable, saves lives and helps combat bacteria resistance, and it all starts with clean hands for infection prevention and control.

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