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Top Reads and Resources for Hand Hygiene in Health Facilities

Hand hygiene is one of the most effective ways to prevent health care-associated infections. This Hand Hygiene Day read five key resources to understand the role of hand hygiene in universal health coverage.

On the Hill to Advocate for and Honor Health Workers

During World Health Worker Week , frontline health workers and members of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC) took to Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, to educate lawmakers and their staff on the tremendous impact frontline health workers have in their communities and advocate for...

Clean Hands Count for Frontline Health Workers

The Global Handwashing Partnership highlights the importance of effective handwashing in health facilities and emphazises that proper hand hygiene can prevent the spread of infections, including health care-associated infections.

Getting to Zero: Lessons on Ebola and Global Health Security

By Jessica Turner for IntraHealth International. This article was originally published on IntraHealth International's publication VITAL, please see the original piece here .

We sat down with Oliver Johnson to find out how West Africa's 2014 outbreak is informing DRC's today.

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The Humanity Behind Frontline Health Care

The job is difficult, frustrating, risky—and immensely rewarding. The Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health began with six powerful accounts from the front lines of health care.

A Colleague Lost, and the Unknown Devastation of Attacks on Health Care

By Margarite Nathe, IntraHealth International

This blog was originally published in the Huffington Post .

We know very little about what happened to our dear colleague Sister Veronika Rackova, a physician and Catholic nun who was loved by her...