Hand Hygiene Day in Czech Republic: hand hygiene saves lives

On 5 May in the Czech Republic Hand Hygiene Day will be celebrated with the campaign “Save lives, wash your hands”. About 20 hospitals will participate in the campaign.

The WHO publication "Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care" will be translated into Czech and will be used for educational purposes at the seminars and trainings with the aim to support a reduction of health care-associated infection in medical facilities in the country.