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World Hand Hygiene Day 2024

World Hand Hygiene Day will be celebrated on 5 May 2024.

The 2024 theme is:

Promoting knowledge and capacity building of health and care workers through innovative and impactful training and education, on infection prevention and control, including hand hygiene.

New Resources

ACIPC has developed the below resources for you to use in your workplace or community.


Print out one of our A3 posters for your work or community noticeboard!

Puzzles and Games

Test your knowledge with our hand hygiene Crossword and Word Find!

Email signature banner

Download ACIPC’s free signature banner for use in your professional communications.

Enter our competition to win!

You could win a copy of Healthcare-Associated Infections in Australia signed by Professor Ramon Shaban.

This important and comprehensive text is the first Australian publication to address the challenges posed by infectious diseases and healthcare-associated infections for all members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Simply post a photo of your team celebrating World Hand Hygiene Day to go into the draw.

Check out our social media channels from 3 May for more details on how to enter, or email your photo/s to

Good luck!

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Further Resources