GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog

We spotlight the importance of hand hygiene to improve public health, serve as a trusted resource and raise awareness of leading-edge hand hygiene and skin health scientific advancements through the GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog.

GOJO microbiologists, scientists, nurses and communication professionals post regularly and we also get the views of outside experts and thought leaders in the field. It’s all part of the GOJO Purpose, saving lives and making lives better through well-being solutions.

Mary Agbovi

International Business Manager, GOJO Industries

Mary Agbovi joined GOJO in 2010.  As an International Business Manager, she has responsibility for the development of market strategies and programs in emerging countries and regional global offices.  On GOJO’s behalf, Mary is an active member of the World Health Organization’s, Private Organization for Patient Safety and is passionate about developing countries improving their hand hygiene.  She traveled with her two small daughters and husband to TOGO, West Africa in 2012 and spent time educating the community and local clinicians on the importance of hand hygiene. 

Prior to joining GOJO, Mary worked within the toy industry as a Manager of Regulatory Compliance.  She facilitated the implementation of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act for two large companies and through a conscientious blend of outward facing consumer awareness and inward facing design and production, was instrumental in improving product lines for child safety globally.

Mary has over 10 years of business experience and holds a Master’s Degree in Global Business Leadership from the University of San Diego.  In addition to raising two small daughters, who love to clean their hands, she is an advocate for professional women development and engages in speaking activities in the Cleveland community.

WHO SAVE LIVES: Annual Global Campaign
SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands – Join GOJO in Supporting the WHO’s Annual Global Campaign


By Mary Agbovi

International Business Manager, GOJO Industries

What are you doing on May 5th? We hope that you will be among the healthcare workers at hospitals and healthcare facilities around the globe to join the World Health Organization (WHO) in raising awareness for the important role hand hygiene plays in reducing the spread of infection in healthcare settings.

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Hand Hygiene
Hand Hygiene And Your Health


By Mary Agbovi

International Business Manager, GOJO Industries

October 15th marks Global Handwashing Day, a day established by The Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing to bring attention to hand hygiene.

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World Health Organization Private Organizations for Patient Safety
Barbados joins the World Health Organization as a registered country in the SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign


By Mary Agbovi

International Business Manager, GOJO Industries

May 5 of every year marks the day that hospitals around the globe join with the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness for the SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign. This year, thanks to a united effort, one more country was added to the registration list.

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