GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog

We spotlight the importance of hand hygiene to improve public health, serve as a trusted resource and raise awareness of leading-edge hand hygiene and skin health scientific advancements through the GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog.

GOJO microbiologists, scientists, nurses and communication professionals post regularly and we also get the views of outside experts and thought leaders in the field. It’s all part of the GOJO Purpose, saving lives and making lives better through well-being solutions.

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Hand Hygiene Is the Best Way to Prevent the Spread of HAIs


By Pamela T. Wagner, MSN, RN

Clinical Application Specialist, GOJO

Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) have many negative effects on hospitals and patients—causing thousands of preventable deaths every year and draining valuable resources from the nation’s healthcare system. HAI prevention is typically approached with a bundle of solutions—and hand hygiene is one of the critical components.

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Clean Hands Count!
Answers to Important Hand Hygiene Questions


By Samantha Williams

Director of Public Relations, GOJO Industries

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched its Clean Hands Count Campaign. This campaign stresses that hand hygiene is simple and effective. Yet, there are some questions that arise about good hand hygiene practices.

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Thank You, Nurses!
Thank You, Nurses!


By Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

It's National Nurses Week! We would like to take this time to thank all of the nurses out there for their dedication to their patients and the healthcare industry as a whole. Nursing is truly the heart of healthcare.

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Clean Hands Count!
Clean Hands Count!


By Sekou Sidibe

Senior Program Officer, CDC Foundation

The science is clear: clean hands protect patients and healthcare providers from serious infections. However, studies show that on average, healthcare providers clean their hands less than half of the times they should. This is a contributing factor in the spread of healthcare-associated infections that affect one in 25 hospital patients on any given day.

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WHO SAVE LIVES: Annual Global Campaign
SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands – Join GOJO in Supporting the WHO’s Annual Global Campaign


By Mary Agbovi

International Business Manager, GOJO Industries

What are you doing on May 5th? We hope that you will be among the healthcare workers at hospitals and healthcare facilities around the globe to join the World Health Organization (WHO) in raising awareness for the important role hand hygiene plays in reducing the spread of infection in healthcare settings.

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