Lagoon Hospitals Press Releases

Lagoon Hospitals Observe World Hand Hygiene Day 2017


May 5th was world hand hygiene day and as a tradition, Lagoon hospitals infection control unit observed this celebration with a week long education session with health officers, IPC Champions, Policy Makers and Hospital executive officers according to world health organisation (WHO) directive for the campaign this year.

The theme for this year's celebration was SAVE LIVES: Clean Your - Fight antibiotic resistance - it's in your hands

Each year the SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign aims to progress the goal of maintaining a global profile on the importance of hand hygiene in health care and to ‘bring people together’ in support of hand hygiene improvement globally.

The activities were across location and Hand sanitisers were distributed to visitors in the hospital.