Emergencies preparedness, response

Hand hygiene in health care in the context of Filovirus disease outbreak response

Rapid advice guideline

Authors:
WHO

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Publication details

Number of pages: 12
Publication date: November 2014
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/HIS/SDS/2014.15

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Overview

This document provides a summary of the recommendations for hand hygiene best practices to be performed by health workers providing care and/or support to patients with filovirus infection (Ebola and Marburg viruses).

The recommendations were developed in accordance with the WHO Rapid Advice Guideline procedures and are based on systematic reviews of the scientific evidence and the consensus of experts.

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