Editorial Hand washing – an essential protective measure in healthcare settings and in the community

Keywords: Rwanda, hand washing, COVID-19


In the framework of the quality improvement and accreditation process, Rwandan hospitals have promoted hand washing for healthcare providers, patients and visitors. This editorial elaborates on the readiness of Rwandan hospitals and the community at large to practice correct and systematic hand washing, which is of value to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key words: Rwanda, hand washing, COVID-19

Author Biography

Jean Bosco Gahutu, University of Rwanda

Professor in Physiology

Director of Research and Innovation, College of Medicine and Health Sciences

University of Rwanda


Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 2616-9827
print ISSN: 2616-9819