Health Education

5 moments of Hand Hygiene

1.Before touching a patient

To minimize the risk of cross infection from the caregiver or health care practitioner to the patient whose immunity is lower.

2.Before a clean/aseptic procedures

To protect the patient and  care provider from harmful germs.

3.After a procedure/after body fluid exposure

To protect the healthcare provider and its environment  from germs.

4.After touching a patient

To protect the patient and yourself plus the environment from germs.

5.After touching a patient's surrounding

To protect the attendant against germs within the patient’s surrounding.


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