Newsletter

WHO Hand Hygiene Survey

Worldwide, 327 facilities made 76,803 observations of hand hygiene. The rates of compliance, by region, were:

AMRO 26% (the Americas)
EURO 64% (Europe)
EMRO 44% (Eastern Mediterranean)
WPRO 61% (Western Pacific)
SEARO 54% (South-East Asia)
AFRO 48% (Africa)