Infection and Prevention Control Committee (IPCC) Federal Medical Centre Abuja joined the rest of the global community today 5th May 2023 to commemorate World Hand Hygiene Day (WHHD). The event was kicked off with an advocacy visit to Junior Secondary School Kuchigoro Abuja to celebrate and create awareness on hand hygiene among the students. During the period, students were put through washing hand demonstration.
The activities of the event later took shape with an awareness walk within the hospital premises then followed by in door activities at the V.I.P conference hall.
The Chief Medical Director Prof. Saad Ahmed was ably represented by the Head of Deputy Clinical Services Dr Omage Christopher who appreciated the committee for a great work they are doing. He urged everyone to ensure total commitment to clean hand practice always.
The Chairman Infection Prevention and Control (IPCC) Dr. Nkoli Uwaezuoke gave the welcome address. She stressed the need for more intentionally culture of having clean hands always as a measure of staying healthy.
Happy World Hand Hygiene Day 2023.
Gana Obadiah N K