CDC Protects Employees from Infections, Lowers Costs

Every day, one out of 20 hospitalized patients has an infection caused by medical care. Healthcare-associated infections are costly to businesses and are potentially lethal to employees. CDC plays a vital role in helping businesses safeguard their workforces from infections.


Making an Investment in Infection Prevention and Control in Nigeria

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Enhancing Hand Hygiene in U.S. Healthcare and Community Settings

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Enhancing Hand Hygiene in U.S. Healthcare and Community Settings
United States of America
To expand on CDC’s efforts to improve hand hygiene in U.S. healthcare settings and communities by creating new materials tailored to key settings in specialty areas. In addition, this project will develop an educational component focused on the promotion of hand hygiene in community settings for the public, childcare providers, caregivers of young children, school teachers and students.

Clean Hands Count: A Story of Success

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Making Dialysis Safer for Patients

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Clean Hands Count!

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Making Dialysis Safer for Patients

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Making Dialysis Safer for Patients
United States of America
To reduce potentially deadly bloodstream infections in hemodialysis outpatients by targeting patients, healthcare providers and caregivers using evidence-based communications strategies with prevention messages.
Amgen
CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
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