Scientific article

Global implementation of WHO's multimodal strategy for improvement of hand hygiene: a quasi-experimental study

Published inLancet. Infectious diseases, vol. 13, no. 10, p. 843-851
Publication date2013

Health-care-associated infections are a major threat to patient safety worldwide. Transmission is mainly via the hands of health-care workers, but compliance with recommendations is usually low and effective improvement strategies are needed. We assessed the effect of WHO's strategy for improvement of hand hygiene in five countries.

  • Guideline Adherence/standards
  • Hand Disinfection/standards
  • Hand Hygiene/methods
  • Health Personnel/standards
  • Hospitals
  • Humans
  • Infection Control/methods
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • World Health Organization/organization & administration
Citation (ISO format)
ALLEGRANZI, Benedetta et al. Global implementation of WHO’s multimodal strategy for improvement of hand hygiene: a quasi-experimental study. In: Lancet. Infectious diseases, 2013, vol. 13, n° 10, p. 843–851. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70163-4
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ISSN of the journal1473-3099

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