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Monday, August 24, 2015
Guide to Hand Hygiene Programs for Infection Prevention
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) recently released its Guide to Hand Hygiene Programs for Infection Prevention, which focuses on topics such as regulatory oversight and reporting, hand hygiene products, hand hygiene monitoring and program implementation and strategy. GOJO, the inventors of PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer, served as the sponsor of the guide.
The guide was developed based on input and expertise from a broad array of industry experts from both practice and research settings. The easy-to-use guide is designed for infection prevention professionals as well as non-infection prevention healthcare professionals. It is available for download on the APIC website.
“Hand hygiene is one of the most important measures we can take to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs),” said David Mackay, GOJO vice president sales and marketing healthcare. “As an organization, we are committed to increasing hand hygiene compliance to decrease the occurrence of HAIs. GOJO is happy to provide support to APIC and its members.”
About GOJO -
GOJO, the inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. The broad GOJO product portfolio includes hand cleaning, handwashing, hand sanitizing, skin care formulas and surface sprays under the GOJO®, PURELL™ and PROVON® brand names. GOJO formulations use the latest advances in the science of skin care and sustainability. GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design, sustainability and functionality. GOJO programs promote healthy behaviors for hygiene, skin care and compliance in critical environments. GOJO is a family enterprise headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with operations in the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Japan, Mexico, and Canada.