Dr. Nazir Hassan Mehdi, Dr. Hilal Ahmad, Dr. Muhammad Hussain
Background: In this modern era communicable diseases have increased dramatically, which has also played role in the morbidity and mortality of preventable diseases. Communicable disease like COVID-19 has effected human race financially too, in fact worst recession in modern human history. Hand washing alone has decreased the spread of communicable disease significantly. Studies have shown that hand wash with soap has proved to be effective in eliminating germs and has significantly decreased hospitalisation. Materials and Methods: It is a cross-sectional study which covered 100 people. Only doctors and nurses were included in this study. The professionals who had skin allergies were not included. A total of 100healthcare professionals including 40 nurses and 60 doctors hand washing technique was observed. Results: 17 out of 40 doctors i.e. 42% and 9 out of 35 nurses i.e. 25.71% wash their hands according to WHO hand washing protocol. Conclusions: Hand Washing has to be practiced frequently in hospitals setups to improve patient’s general health. Keywords: Health care Professional, Communicable disease, Sanitizer, Allergies.