Proper hand hygiene

Training & Education

8 out of 10 healthcare workers would like to receive better hand hygiene training, and they want it to be based on facts and research. We collaborate with behavioural scientists, university hospitals and other experts around the world to provide evidence-based training to help you turn theory into practice.

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5 Moments for Hand Hygiene

The 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene approach defines the key moments when healthcare staff should perform hand hygiene.
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Hand Hygiene in virtual reality

Proper hand hygiene is considered the single most important method of preventing and controlling infection in healthcare facilities. Based on WHO's 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene, our training solution enables your staff to train and improve on each of these critical moments – in virtual reality. Explore our Virtual Reality hand hygiene training.
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