ISSN 1301-143X | E-ISSN 1309-1484
It’s in Your Hands – Prevent Sepsis in Health Care”; 5th May 2018 World Health Organization (WHO) SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands Campaign
1 Infection Prevention and Control Global Unit, Department of Service Delivery and Safety, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland  
2 Infection Control Programme and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland  
3 Department of Infectious Diseases, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte and Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal  
Klimik Dergisi 2018; 31: 2-3
DOI: 10.5152/kd.2018.03
Key Words: Hand hygiene, infection prevention and control, sepsis, World Health Organization, healthcare-associated infection, public health, global health, behavioural change, policy making.


This announcement has also been submitted for publication in American Journal of Infection Control, Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, Critical Care Medicine, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Infection Disease & Health, Journal of Hospital Infection, International Journal of Infection Control, and American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology on the occasion of 5th May 2018 World Hand Hygiene Day in order to improve awareness of the role of hand hygiene on preventing sepsis.


Cite this article as: Saito H, Timurkaynak F, Borzykowski T, et al. “It’s in your hands-prevent sepsis in health care”; 5 May 2018 World Health Organization (WHO) SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign. Klimik Derg. 2018; 31(1): 2-3.

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