Haiti, Global Handwashing Day
UN Web TV "Add Your Voice" series - Global Handwashing Day, for hygiene, for health
October 15 is the Global Handwashing Day. This year, it's the 5th year since the lauching of the campaign in 2008. Global Handwashing Day was originally created for children and schools,but can be celebrated by anyone promoting handwashing with soap.
Each year on October 15, over 200 million people are involved in celebrations in over 100 countries around the world.
Handwashing with soap is the most effective & inexpensive way to prevent diarrheal & acute respiratory infections, which take the lives of millions of children in developing countries.
Source: UNifeed, UNICEF
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