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Wash thumbs of each hand separately using a rotating movement Rotational rubbing of left thumb clasped in right palm and vice versa. 6. 0000171274 00000 n • Wash your hands with soap and water when hands are visibly dirty or visibly soiled with blood or other body fluids or after using the toilet. 7 Rub each thumb clasped in opposite hand. 0000322355 00000 n 0000093730 00000 n 0000169099 00000 n 0000174589 00000 n %%EOF 0000155172 00000 n 0000394493 00000 n 0000171616 00000 n 0000178467 00000 n He promoted handwashing 0000006728 00000 n %%EOF Hand hygiene is the single most important way to prevent the spread/transmission of infection. 5 Rub back of each hand with palm of other hand. 0000007368 00000 n Get your hands wet. 0000125799 00000 n 2. 0000006510 00000 n 0000177389 00000 n 0000006596 00000 n Use your relative’s preferred method of communication to let them know what you will be doing. 0000184059 00000 n 0000172688 00000 n • Hands should be rubbed with the wipe, using the steps 2- 8 shown in Appendix 1, ensuring that all surfaces of the hands and wrists are covered . 0000541122 00000 n Do the same with the other hand C. 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Hand hygiene can be performed with warm water and liquid soap (for cleaning soiled hands), warm water and antiseptic solution (prior to invasive procedures or after contact with patients or infective materials) or by using a hand sanitiser (for hands that are socially clean i.e. baby wipes, can be used. The campaign will appear in the print media… Palm to palm, fingers interlaced. 2 Apply soap. 0000007746 00000 n 3. To keep your hands … 4. WHO are stating 0000322393 00000 n 0000567039 00000 n 0000166103 00000 n 0000167789 00000 n 6 0 obj<> endobj It includes both hand washing with plain or antimicrobial soap and water, and use of alcohol-based products (gels, rinses, foams) containing an emollient that do not require the use of water. 0000515167 00000 n If hands are visibly soiled or contaminated with respiratory secretions, wash hands with soap (either non-antimicrobial or antimicrobial) and water. Palm to palm 1 The backs of hands 2 Dry hands thoroughly. 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