Almost 80% of infectious diseases are transmitted via touch
One of the most common modes of transmission is via the hands of healthcare professionals.
Hand hygiene compliance rates are often very low
Outpatient clinics: Studies have shown that
ranges from 11-50%.
Hospitals: Compliance rates were shown to range from 40-60%, and vary between units and healthcare worker role.4
Product selection matters
Products containing aloe vera, vitamin E and other emollients can help to soothe and protect hands and even promote hand hygiene compliance