HHA Publication in The Lancet ID

HHA are proud to announce the publication of a paper in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

Title: Effects of the Australian National Hand Hygiene Initiative after 8 years on infection control practices, health-care worker education, and clinical outcomes: a longitudinal study

Please click HERE to access the article online.

In addition, The Lancet included an editorial on the Australian National Hand Hygiene Initiative

Title: The Australian National Hand Hygiene Initiative: framework for future research

Please click HERE to access the editorial online

Please note: You may need to access the articles via your organisation's subsciption to Science Direct to see the full text


Save the Date: 18th November 2018

HHA will be hosting the annual Hand Hygiene Workshop prior to the ACIPC conference in 2018.

Date: 18th November 2018

TIme: Approximately 1pm - 5pm

Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, QLD

A detailed timetable will be available here closer to the date.

Please note:

This workshop is free to all attendees, however you will need to register your attendance via the ACIPC conference registration page. On registration there will be an option to register for the "Hand Hygiene Australia Workshop ONLY", or you can select the HHA workshop as a part of your conference booking.

  ACIPC Conference Workshop Agenda 2018

Welcome To The NEW HHA Website

You may have noticed that the HHA website has undergone a makeover!

The team at HHA hope that your web-browsing experience will be much improved with our new look website. The aim of the new site is to enable users to locate their required information more easily, to allow for better sharing of information between the participants of the National Hand Hygiene Initiative, and to make it easier for all users to access the various components of the website - information, hand hygiene compliance database access, and online learning access.

If you are unable to find the information you require on this new site, or wish to provide feedback to HHA, please do so via the Contact Us form.