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World Hand Hygiene Day

May 5

Objectives of WHHD 2024:

  • Strengthen learning approaches to enable implementation of innovative and effective training to empower health and care workers to improve hand hygiene and IPC at point of care with enhanced knowledge, skills and behaviours.
  • Promote access to innovative hand hygiene and IPC training resources for health and care workers.
  • Raise awareness about the importance of knowledge and learning on hand hygiene at the right times to prevent a range of infectious diseases.
  • Encourage measurement and evaluation mechanisms to assess the impact of training and education on IPC standards and practices including hand hygiene, including their effect on the prevention of healthcare associated infection (HAI) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

My 5 Moments: The Game: This is a compassionate serious game to keep patients and health workers safe by improving hand hygiene practices. It balances the fun, engaging, and enlightening side of gaming with the scientific and theoretical approaches to hand hygiene improvement that will contribute to changes in health worker behaviour in the real world. The game is set in the
International Alien Hospital two hundred years in the future. Players must look after their alien patients and keep earth safe by performing hand hygiene at the right moments.
Click on the link to play the game: My 5 Moments “The Game”

 

 

Details

Date:
May 5

Organizer

World Health Organisation
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