WHO World Hand Hygiene Day 2021

04 May 2021

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On 5 May 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) World Hand Hygiene Day takes place. This year, the WHO is calling on healthcare workers and facilities to achieve effective hand hygiene action at the point of care under the slogan ‘Seconds save lives – clean your hands’.

The campaign has two main objectives:

Source: WHO, April 2021