Table I.21.2Action plan step-by-step

Step 1:
Facility Preparedness
Step 2:
Baseline Evaluation
Step 3:
Step 4:
Follow-up Evaluation
Step 5:
Developing Ongoing Action Plan and Review Cycle
  • Identify coordinator
  • Baseline Assessments: undertake
  • Launch the strategy
  • Follow-up assessments: undertake
  • Study all results carefully
  • Identify key individuals/groups
  • Senior managers perception survey
  • Feedback baseline data
  • Health-care worker knowledge survey
  • Feedback of follow-up data
  • Undertake Facility Situation Analysis
  • Health-care worker perception survey
  • Distribute posters
  • Senior executive managers perception survey
  • Develop a five year action plan
  • Complete alcohol-based handrub production, planning and costing tool
  • Ward structure survey
  • Distribute alcohol-based handrub
  • Health-care workers perception and campaign evaluation survey
  • Consider scale-up of the strategy
  • Train observers/trainers
  • Local production or market procurement of handrubs
  • Distribute other WHO materials from the Pilot Implementation Pack
  • Facility Situation Analysis
  • Procure raw materials for alcohol-based handrub (if necessary)
  • Data entry and analysis
  • Educate facility staff
  • Data entry and analysis
  • Collect data on cost-benefit
  • Hand hygiene observations
  • Undertake practical training of facility staff
  • Hand hygiene observations
  • Evaluate computer equipment
  • Health-care worker knowledge survey
  • Undertake handrub tolerance tests
  • Monthly monitoring of use of products
  • Undertake training on data entry and analysis
  • Monitor use of soap and alcohol
  • Complete monthly monitoring of usage of products

From: 21, The WHO Multimodal Hand Hygiene Improvement Strategy

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