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  • Handwashing an effective tool to prevent COVID-19, other diseases: WHO

    Handwashing an effective tool to prevent COVID-19, other diseases: WHO

    Global Handwashing Day is observed annually on October 15 to raise awareness and highlight the importance of handwashing as an effective means of disease prevention – this year marks a critical reminder for the world and the region that this simple, cost-effective practice can save lives.

    October 15, 2020
  • 1000 made aware of handwash before meal

    1000 made aware of handwash before meal

    One thousand children and teachers were trained, using play-based methodology on the eve of Global Handwashing Day (GHD) ‘Swachh Hand Mela 2017’ organised by Wash United (WU) in partnership with UNICEF at the National Bal Bhavan. As part of the training, three games from an innovative kit called the ‘Team Swachh Vidyalya Action Kit’ were …

    October 15, 2017