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Three-step technique for hand wash

A shortened 15-second application time and a simpler three-step technique for use of alcohol-based hand rub is as effective in reducing bacteria as the 30-second application and six-step technique recommended by WHO, and could improve hand hygiene compliance. That’s according ... Read More »

Smart washroom management

Kimberly-Clark Professional and Gojo Industries have announced their partnership to offer a premium smart washroom management system in connected awayfrom- home washroom environments such as office buildings, airports and universities. It offers Kimberly-Clark Professional Onvation ‘Smart Restroom’ management system which ... Read More »

Alcohol based rub improves hand hygiene compliance

According to a study published in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control, the effect of alcohol-based surgical hand rub improved the quality and reduced the duration of the hand preparation, being equally effective for the prevention of surgical site infections. Researchers ... Read More »

Hand Hygiene

The XIBU XL senseFLUID from Hagleitner Hygiene International GmbH is a dispenser for professional skin protection and hand hygiene (in accordance with PPE guidelines). The waterproof dispenser can also withstand heavy-duty use and is therefore ideally suited for use in ... Read More »

Hand Hygiene

Due importance is given to personal hygiene, but at the professional front, it is hand hygiene that requires a greater focus. Without proper hand hygiene practices, It is not just an individual who is at stake, but several people who depend upon the type of work delivered by that individual. Read More »

Hand Sanitation

Over 80,000 children from the Kiambu region in Kenya celebrated the Global Hand Washing day on October 15 by pledging to wash their hands at least five times a day. Personal hygiene has gained importance due to the prevalence of ... Read More »

Personalised feedback sensitizes healthcare workers

A major three-year trial led by researchers at University College London, in partnership with the Health Protection Agency, has shown that giving one-to-one feedback to healthcare workers makes them twice as likely to clean their hands or use soap. The ... Read More »

Gandhigiri’ Cleaning

In order to persuade the people not to defecate in the open and to educate people about hygiene and cleanliness, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to use ‘gandhigiri.’Special groups called ‘toka-taki’ will be formed in the rural areas which ... Read More »

Gloves – Maintaining Food & Hand Hygiene Standards

Users in any food processing environment face a number of hazards, including sharp-edged tools, materials and surfaces, temperature extremes, food products themselves, grease, bacteria and the harsh solutions, and chemicals used to clean & sanitize processing areas... Using the right hand protection for the application can also protect food products from contamination and the spread of food borne pathogens. Read More »

BPW’s school hygiene programme

Best Practice Washrooms Pvt Ltd (BPW) has designed an “Importance of Hygiene programme” to spread awareness among school children. It has associated with the ‘Little More Club’ in Mumbai, a school known for combining learning with fun by way of ... Read More »

Gloves: Barriers of Infection

Hand hygiene in healthcare sector is one of the most important practices that forms the basis for prevention and acquisition of any kind of infection. Apart from regular hygiene practices, proper use of hand gloves can prevent exposure to infection. Read More »

Smart Washroom – Hand Hygiene

Till swine flu panic gripped the world, washing hands was considered to be the best way to maintain personal hygiene and protect oneself from diseases. But as fear of the disease started spreading, the importance of hand sanitizers came to the fore. Clean India Journal explains why hand-sanitizers play a vital role in a Smart Washroom. Read More »

Hygiene projects launched

The Tamil Nadu chapter of Indian Red Cross launched a slew of hygiene-promoting programmes, including a napkin vending machine for adolescent girls and clinical laboratories in 32 district centres of the service organisation in the state. The organisation has also ... Read More »

It’s Simply in Our Hands

Improving hand-hygiene practices can reduce cross-transmission and the spread of antimicrobial resistance. Most importantly, successful hand-hygiene promotion campaigns will improve patient safety and quality of care Read More »

Promoting Hand Washing

Several years ago the American Society for Microbiology conducted an experiment to find out how many people who claimed they washed their hands after using a public restroom actually did so, and discovered that only two-third were following through. The ... Read More »

Men, cleaner than women

A recent study conducted by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine in Britain has revealed that women are three times more like to have dirty hands than men. The study based on swab test results revealed that 21% ... Read More »

JD India’s clean hand programme

As part of the Global Children’s Initiative on the Global Handwashing Day, JohnsonDiversey India conducted a hand hygiene programme with help from Aseema, a non-governmental organization, for 502 kids studying at the Pali Chimbai Municipal School, Mumbai. Using colourful illustrative ... Read More »

Global Handwashing Day

October 15, 2008, is celebrated as the first-ever Global Handwashing Day. The day aims to highlight the need for proper hygiene practices across the world and raise awareness that hand washing with soap is a powerful public health intervention. The ... Read More »