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)