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Wash your hands properly, halve the diarrheal disease

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About 836 million people suffer from diarrhea every year in China, and about 1/3 of them are children. And simple hygiene habits – wash your hands, you can halve this number. Diarrhea is one of the leading causes of death in children younger than 5 years of age, killing more than 160,000 children each year.…

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Do you know how to wash hands properly?

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A study by the World Health Organization shows that proper hand washing can reduce the risk of disease by 30% to 50%. On average, how many bacteria does a normal person have on one hand? You probably can’t think of it: 10 to the 8th power. “The most common infectious diseases, such as respiratory infections,…

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Innovative ideas about hand washing

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“So that your hands are really clean, always use soapy water,” that was the motto chosen by those responsible for a public-private partnership program in Ghana that was developed during the years 2004-2006. So far, in Ghana, soap was used frequently, but especially for washing dishes, washing clothes and bathing Only 3% of the population…

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October 15: World Handwashing Day

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A gesture as simple as washing your hands with soap and water can be key to the survival of millions of people, especially the little ones. Children are especially vulnerable to the effects of diarrhea and respiratory infections, diseases that can be easily and cheaply prevented with a little soap and water. This day wants…

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2019 International Infection Prevention Week

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The 2019 International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) is October 13-19, 2019, it’s organized by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). And the theme for International Infection Prevention Week is Vaccines are Everybody’s Business. As we know, it is crucial that healthcare professionals across the continuum work together to eliminate vaccine preventable diseases.…

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2019 Hygiene week – a sustainable strategy

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The Council for Better Hygiene in Denmark organizes a hygiene campaign every year – the Hygiene Week. Since its inception in 2008, the hygiene week has developed into one of our largest health promotion campaigns in the Nordic countries. A week where we focus on the importance of better hygiene in the home, at work,…

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How to help students develop good health habits

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Today is the 35th teacher’s day, and help students develop good health habits & self-consciousness to organize internal affairs is part of the teacher’s responsibility in school. The development of health habits is related to the healthy growth of adolescents. The Chinese nation is an outstanding nation. Since ancient times, it has valued people’s moral…

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Current status and intervention of hand hygiene in child care institutions

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Child care institutions have always been the focus of attention from all walks of life, and more and more reports that the hand hygiene of child care institutions can cause a series of related infectious diseases, and the incidence rate is increasing year by year. Institutional hand hygiene has become a hot research topic for…

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The impact of hand hygiene on geriatric homes

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Generally the health of the elderly is more vulnerable. An intestinal infection or a respiratory virus can lead to more complications and a longer recovery. 80% of all infections are transmitted through the hands. Washing your hands can prevent the transmission of respiratory viruses, influenza virus, enterovirus and respiratory syncytial virus, among others, as well…

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How to avoid the muddy bathroom?

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Some bath towels have become a problem for the pipes, because they collapse the drainage systems. The problem arises due to the improper use of the wipes, when instead of depositing them in the rubbish bin they are thrown into the toilet. This is a difficult task to control, especially in the toilets with a…

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