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.

Critically Evaluating a Research Article
Critically Evaluating a Research Article: Practical Tips to Help Get You Started

6/18/2014

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

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

Evaluating research is an essential part of an Infection Preventionist's role, but it can sometimes be a daunting task.

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Barbados joins the World Health Organization as a registered country in the SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign

6/13/2014

By Mary Agbovi

International Business Manager, GOJO Industries

May 5 of every year marks the day that hospitals around the globe join with the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness for the SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign. This year, thanks to a united effort, one more country was added to the registration list.

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GOJO and Global Thought Leaders Share Future of Healthcare Hand Hygiene Compliance at APIC

5/28/2014

By Jane Kirk MSN RN CIC

Former Clinical Director Healthcare, GOJO Industries

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is holding its 41st Annual Conference June 7-9. GOJO Industries, is hosting at APIC, the GOJO Interactive Breakfast Symposium: The Present and Future of Hand Hygiene Compliance Measurement: Addressing the Challenge and Opportunities.

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It Takes Just 5 Moments to Change the World

5/5/2014

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

As far as the World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned, hand hygiene is literally a “global lifesaving action.” That’s according to the Web presentation, “Clean Your Hands: Stop the Spread of Drug Resistant Germs,” by Professor Didier Pittet.

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New Book, Clean Hands Save Lives, Details the Life-Saving Potential of Alcohol-Based Handrubs
New Book, Clean Hands Save Lives, Details the Life-Saving Potential of Alcohol-Based Handrubs

4/29/2014

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

One very simple procedure—the use of alcohol-based handrubs (ABHR), also known as hand sanitizers—is saving some 8 million lives a year around the world. That’s according to Thierry Crouzat, author of Clean Hands Save Lives, which has been released by the French publisher Thaulk.

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