Hand Hygiene

Hand Hygiene Compliance Score by Healthcare workers (Hand Hygiene)

Key Facts

What is this measure?

Hand Hygiene Indicator measures the percent of audited staff that follow hand hygiene procedures before and after contact with patients and their environment

How is this measure collected?

Observation audits are performed by secret choppers in all hospital units to ensure that all healthcare workers are compliant with hand hygiene procedures

Why are we measuring Hand Hygiene compliance score?

It is proven by literature that Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) rates are reduced as the hand hygiene compliance scores improves.


How is KFSHRC doing with Hand Hygiene compliance score?



SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands

WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care

How to prevent sepsis

Save Lives Newsletters:

Clean Your Hands_Newsletter_January 2018

Clean Your Hands_Newsletter_February 2018

Clean Your Hands_Newsletter_March 2018

Clean Your Hands_Newsletter_April 2018


For more information visit the WHO website: