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WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care

Published by the World Health Organization6

The World Health Organization published global guidelines on hand washing in Health Care settings, is designed to provide healthcare workers and health authorities with specific recommendations to improve practices and reduce transmission of microbes. These guidelines favor paper towels over other hand drying methods, and, in fact, the WHO’s recommendation for proper hand washing technique advises users to “rinse hands with water and dry thoroughly with a single-use towel.”

6 WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care. Published by the World Health Organization.

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