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Hygiene in the world

Hygiene in the world2018-07-20T10:26:40+00:00

All over the world, awareness of the increasing importance of hygiene is growing. Global and national authorities are proactive in promoting higher hygiene standards for all.

Hygiene in the world

Country

Who

What

LINK

U.S.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Prevention campaign incl. website and posters for youth and adults Visit
E.U.

European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

Prevention campaign Visit
Global

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Awareness campaign on saving lives by improving hand hygiene. Visit
Belgium

Federal Public Health, Safety, Environment

Prevention campaign for healthcare staff and patients Visit
Germany

Robert Koch Institut

Recognition, prevention and fight of illnesses, as well as biomedical search Visit
Germany

Fachvereinigung Krankenhaustechnik e.v. (FKT)

Cooperation of leading technical personnel of all German hospitals with the goal of practical experience exchange and promotion of education Visit
Germany

Deutsches Beratungszentrum für Hygiene

Practice oriented advice and care in the entire spectrum of hospital hygiene and infection prevention Visit
U.S.

Mayo Clinic Proceedings

The Hygienic Efficacy of Different Hand-Drying Methods: A Review of the Evidence

Visit
Netherland

The Working group
on Infection Prevention (WIP)

Hygiene guidelines for healthcare professionals Visit
U.K.

National Patient
Safety Agency (in association with WHO)

Website, video, posters and hygiene guidelines for healthcare staff and patients Visit
France

In association with WHO

Materials such as posters promoting hygiene Visit
France

Ministry of Education

Hygiene guidelines for teachers, parents and students Visit
Canada

Infection Prevention and Control Canada

Information about hand hygiene Visit
Australia

Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention & Tuberculosis Control

GUIDELINE Hand Hygiene Visit
U.K.

Federation of Infection
Control

Hygiene guidelines Visit