Clean Care is Safer Care

Tools & Resources

A range of WHO tools have been developed to complement the Five Moments approach. These areas initially being tested in the pilot and complementary test sites. A selection of these tools are available by clicking on the links below.

  • Localised Tools
    A number of countries and hospitals have adapted the tools to their own circumstance and language.

Promotional materials

A tool to help convey the concept of the Five moments for hand hygiene to health-care workers

Is it possible to curb the spread of infection on a global scale through better hand hygiene?

Information Sheets

Information sheets


The First Global Patient Safety Challenge: "Clean Care is Safer Care"

WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care (Advanced Draft): A Summary

WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care (Advanced Draft)

Key Measures for Prevention and Control of Ebola Virus Disease

SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands promotional video

Key documents

WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care (revised Aug 2009)

Guide to implementation of the WHO multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy (revised Aug 2009)

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