Friday, March 24, 2023

The ‘Global Hand Hygiene Day’ is observed in Bari, Jajpur

Bari, Jajpur, Pratap Prusty : The Global Handwashing Day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to advocacting for handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives.Global Handwashing Day was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership, and is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands with soap at critical times. Global Handwashing Day is celebrated every year on October 15th.
The first Global Handwashing Day was held in 2008, when over 120 million children around the world washed their hands with soap in more than 70 countries. Since 2008, Global Handwashing Day has continued to grow. Global Handwashing Day is endorsed by governments, schools, international institutions, civil society organizations, NGOs, private companies, individuals, and more.
This year, the theme of Global Hand Washing Day is “Unite for safety: clean your hands”. On this occasion, the Global Hand Washing Day” was observed in Bidhan Chandra Academy, Naba Bharati High School, Jakeswar Brahmapur High School and Kimbhiriapal UP School (New) in Bari, Jajpur district in association with the UNICEF and AIIMS, Bhubaneswar. These institutions had showed their keen intrest to spread awareness of Hand Hygiene and community health by demonstrating right way of washing hands in the presence of the children and the adults. In this occasion, the social activist Mr. Satya Rajan Kar had led the campaign and addressed it by establishing the interdependency of Hygiene and Health. ” Washing hand is a good practice of a healthy individual that keeps away him from the various infection and communicable diseases like Diarrhoea, Typhoid, Hepatitis and many more. COVID had taught us the importance of Hand Hygiene. Always, maintaining hygiene leads to a healthy life. It is said that, Prevention is better than Cure”, the Hand Hygiene is laid in it” briefed Mr Kar to the attendees.
In this occasion, Head Master Sitakanta Panda, Ratnakar Sahu, Purnachandra Sahu and Girish Bihari Mishra were participated in the discussion and briefed the mass regarding the importance of hand washing in a healthy life.

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