0505 – World Hand Hygiene Day

As part of the WHO’s global annual program, the World Hand Hygiene Day – Clean Yours Hands – Stop The spread of Drug-resistant Germs, on the 5th of May you are free to join a conference held by Prof. Didier Pittet, the director of the Infection Control Programme at University Hospital of GenevaGenevaSwitzerland and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety.

Objectives of the conference are to

  • Outline the global problem of antimicrobial resistance in healthcare
  • Describe the WHO global surveys on multi-drug resistance organisms and surgical antibiotic prophylaxis
  • Outline the role of hand hygiene in preventing MDRO infections
  • Present global activities in support of Clean Your Hands – Stop the Spread of Drug-Resistant Germs 5 May 2014

To join the conference access this link.