World Hand Hygiene Day : 05 May 2017

Participate in the World Hand Hygiene Campaign!

This year facilities in the public and private sectors are once more invited to be part of the campaign and participate in the following activities promoting hand hygiene and the theme for 2017: Fight Antibiotic resistance - it's in your hands

Send us videos and photographs with a narrative of original activities that your institution will undertake on 5 May to promote hand hygiene. Winners for the best initiative in the public and private sectors will receive each receive a hand hygiene floating trophy for 2017/2018.

Closing date for submission is 19 May 2017.

Email submissions/queries or any issues surrounding submission of large documents to: The onus is on you to ensure that the applications are received.

Design a poster that best encompasses the essence of hand hygiene in healthcare facilities.

Date for submission is 19 May 2017.

Email submissions to: The onus is on you to ensure that the applications are received.

Organize a hand hygiene relay. Participants must practice the alcohol hand rub technique and pass on the alcohol hand rub, which is used as the baton. All participants must sign register and this will be taken as proof. The facility with the highest number of participants will be designated the Hand Relay champions for 2017/2018.

All facilities in the Province are encouraged to participate.

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