Essay on Hand Washing Day            


                     Global Hand Washing day is celebrated on 15 October 2015. It is a campaign to motivate and mobize millions around the world to wash this hands with soap. The campaign is dedicated to raising awareness of handwashing with soap as a key Approach to disease prevention.

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       Global Hand Washing Way was initiated in Stockholm from 17 August to 23 August 2008 which was initiated by Public Private Partnership for Hand Washing and the first Hand washing day was on 15 October 2008. 

       In India on 16 October 2008 Sachin Tendulkar and his team maters joined about 100 million school children around the country in lathering up for better health and hygiene as part of first Global Hand washing Day. It was an inspiring event.

       According to the Public Health Association only 38 % wash hands before eating or cooking food many people wash their hands only with water and does not use soap as they believe that clean looking hands will not make them sick.

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       As part of Global Hand Washing Day a five step hand washing techinque was developed in Tamilnadu which is being taught to school chil- dren around the country.

       This year also all school children were ac- companied by their parents and villagers took part in the hand washing day by cleaning their hands in the give step procedure.

       This campaign is recognized by WHO and is a step to better hygiene to all.

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