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School children trained in ‘safe hand washing techniques’

The Hindu, 16 October 2014


Over 18,000 students of 20 government higher secondary schools were trained in safe hand washing techniques on the eve of Global Hand Washing Day celebrations held here on Wednesday.


Collector V. Dakshinamoorthy inaugurated the programme at Government Girls Higher Secondary School, where students washed their hands with soap. He said that by washing hands with soap, 47 per cent of water borne diseases and diseases due to poor sanitation could be prevented.


He asked students to wash their hands before and after consuming food and using toilets. He administered oath to students that called for preventing open defecation and encouraging use of toilets in each household. Read more....