Keeping African patients safe from hospital acquired infections

Nurse in the intensive care unit

One in ten patients face harm during their stay in a hospital, according to the World Health Organization or WHO.

Moreover, everyday 1.4 million patients worldwide suffer from an infection in a healthcare setting.

In response, the World Health Organization has been successfully campaigning globally to educate healthcare workers on patient safety.

African hospitals, however, still lag behind.

Jocelyne Sambira reports.

Duration: 2’00″

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