How to wash your hands to avoid illness How to wash your hands to avoid illness

How to wash your hands to avoid illness

Lo natural 5 May, 2018 Maria Clara Restrepo E. 0


Good handwashing is key to preventing infections in healthcare settings. This goes for providers and patients alike.

It is also one of the best strategies for preventing diarrheal diseases, acute respiratory infections, intestinal parasites and skin and eye infections. Handwashing is most critical after using the washroom or wiping a child’s bottom and before preparing food. Making handwashing a regular habit throughout the day could potentially save many lives.

The World Health Organization distinguishes between two hand cleaning processes: washing and disinfection. The following graphics are a step-by-step guide to ensuring proper cleaning.

 

clean your hands


Sin comentarios

Sé el primero en comentar!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *