Hand Hygiene Campaign At Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah 2018
World Hand Hygiene Day was observed on May 05th 2018 at Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah. This year the campaign theme was “It’s in your hands – Prevent Sepsis in Healthcare”. The Infection control department organized hand hygiene awareness campaign from 05th to 06th May 2018 under the supervision of Dr. Dinesh Arya, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Mr. Deepinder Singh, Quality Manager (QM).
At the event, the hand hygiene drill began with UV GERM Microbe-Simulation Technology by the Hospital Infection Control Link Nurses who interacted with Patients, Visitors and Health Care Workers (HCWs).
Over 1136 number of patients, visitors and Health care workers were educated on hand hygiene during the campaign. Hand Hygiene certificates were awarded to the health care workers (HCWs) who successfully completed Hand Hygiene Australia education module and were awarded as the Al Zahra Hospital Champion for hand hygiene.