EU-WHO project presents winners of hand hygiene competition in Azerbaijan

EU-WHO project presents winners of hand hygiene competition in Azerbaijan

September 21, 2021

On 20 September, the EU-WHO joint Solidarity for Health Initiative awarded the winners of the hand hygiene video competition organised among medical and nursing students in Azerbaijan.

A jury of WHO experts selected 21winners among 1,418 students from 18 medical faculties and nursing schools in Baku and other regions of the country. The winners received prizes, including a laptop, a tablet, and various medical devices and certificates. The results of the competition were also presented at the International Conference on Infection Prevention and Control in Geneva, Switzerland, in September 2021. 

Previously, as part of the EU-WHO project, a series of webinars was held on hand hygiene for healthcare workers, hand hygiene posters were distributed to conflict-affected regions and assessments were made in hospitals on infection prevention and control.

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