Expert Panel

The African expert panel will be announced soon

The Expert Panel, an independant body of global leading Hand Hygiene experts, chaired by Professor Didier Pittet, was appointed to:

  • Review submissions using the WHO Hand Hygiene Self Assessment Framework
  • Decide on finalists
  • Perform audits in accordance with the WHO Hand Hygiene Self Assessment Framework, sharing expertise in hand hygiene and providing feedback on positive areas and on points that need further improvement
  • Decide on winners

Professor Didier Pittet (Chair)
Infection Control Programme & WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety
University of Geneva Hospitals & Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
Lead Adviser, First Global Patient Safety Challenge "Clean Care is Safer Care" and "African Partnerships for Patient Safety" programmes
WHO, Geneva, Switzerland