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  • Writer's pictureLilian Chiwera

May 5th 2020 WHO Hand Hygiene Day

The World Health Organisation (WHO) set aside a day in May each year to celebrate #HandHygiene. This year I reviewed most of the campaign Tweets which coincided with #COVID19, International Day of The Nurse & Midwife & #YearOfTheNurseAndMidwife.

WHO call to action

My make of Maslow's Hierarchy of IPC Needs during COVID-19

Key COVID-19 WHO HH IPC Messages from Dr Otter


1. World Health Organisation (2020) Infection Prevention & Control - Clean Your Hands 5 May 2020. Available via:

2. Jon Otter via Twitter &

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