Health

Hand hygiene: a new study from switzerland

Written by Marianna Castelluccio on .

hygene from Genova
Many doctors and nurses don’t like the idea of patients reminding them to clean their hands, a new study from Switzerland suggests.

Hand hygiene has become a major goal of healthcare facilities around the world, and patients are often encouraged to become involved in system-wide changes to promote hand washing, researchers said.

Hospital hand hygiene with a digital bracelet

Written by Marianna Castelluccio on .

hand hygene hospital
Israeli startup company Hyginex has developed a system to help reduce the risk of cross contamination around hospitals and other healthcare sites.

Digtial bracelets work alongside sensor-embedded soap dispensers to detect if the user has washed their hands properly.

Work-Related stress: a campaign to talk about

Written by Marianna Castelluccio on .

no stress campaign
Two new reports from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)

demonstrate that 79 per cent of managers in the EU being concerned about stress at work, and 40 per cent concerned with workplace harassment and violence, 74 per cent of European businesses still do not have procedures in place to deal with these issues.

InternatIonal InfectIon PreventIon Week around the globe

Written by Marianna Castelluccio on .

Prevention Week
From 14 to 20 October there was International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) recognized around the globe.

An iniziative released to help cleaning professionals who represent the “front-line” in preventing the spread of viruses and contagious diseases.

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