Highlighting the need for clean hands to fight hospital infections

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Health care workers around the world are being told that keeping their hands clean at work is vital for the health and safety of patients.

The World Health Organization (WHO) says that up to 10 per cent of people treated in developing countries catch a new infection directly from the health worker treating them.

Nicki Chadwick reports from Geneva on Hand Hygiene Day

Duration: 2'12"

 

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