ACSQHC has engaged Hand Hygiene Australia (HHA) to implement the National Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI). HHA reports directly to the ACSQHC.

HHA will work closely with existing State/Territory strategies and campaigns to maximise the success of the NHHI, including the establishment of a standard national system of outcome measures to assess the effectiveness of the NHHI.

While initially focusing on acute-care public hospitals, HHA resources are also available for all healthcare facilities, both public and private. Ultimately it is the responsibility of each State/Territory jurisdiction to determine their participation in the NHHI.

To find out more please visit the Hand Hygiene Australia web site.