World Hand Hygiene Day was celebrated on May 7th, 2019 at the San Fernando General and Teaching Hospital. Under this year’s theme “It’s in your hands – Prevent sepsis in healthcare” the IPC Unit issued a challenge to their colleagues on the Medical and Surgical Wards whereby they were required to demonstrate proper hand washing techniques.

Persons who successfully completed the hand washing exercise using the six step hand washing technique moved on to the quiz round. The participants who were successful in the quiz round received a token and their names were entered for the grand draw.

The draw winners were:

  • 1st Place Ms. Nirvana Ramsamooj, Medical Student 10D Female
  • 2nd Place Ms. Christal Ann Ferguson, Student Nurse 10D Female
  • 3rd Place Ms. Amy Kalloo Medical Intern Ward 14A, Paediatric Medical
  • 4th Place Ms. Sherry Ali Head Nurse Med Ex 3

Special Prize – Best Ward Participation – Ward 10D Female – prize received by Head Nurse Veeda Seunath