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WHO Steps of Handwashing

  • Wet the hands with water;

  • Apply enough soap to cover the entire hand surface,

  • Rub the palms of the hands together,

  • The back of the hand and in between the fingers and in the nails,

  • Backs of fingers to opposing palms with fingers interlocked;

  • Rotational rubbing of left thumb clasped in right palm and vice versa

  • Rotational rubbing, backward and forwards with clasped fingers of the right hand in left palm and vice versa;

  • Rinse hands with water;

  • Dry hands thoroughly with a single-use towel:

  • Use a towel to turn off faucet;

  • Your hands are now safe

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