Hygiene and Handwashing

Safe storage of drinking water, personal hygiene, hand washing at critical times, after defecation and before meals, to break the fecal - oral transmission route.
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Amid last year’s reports of lack of toilets and drinking water facilities in around 4.5 lakh anganwadi centres of villages across the country, the district administration of Mansa in Punjab has taken cognizance of the matter and has taken the...

  • MANSA
  • Children and Youth, Hygiene and Handwashing
  • English
       
  • 12/27/2019
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Hygiene is essential to the public health mission of reducing the transmission and consequence of disease. The two biggest killers in the world today are diarrheal disease and respiratory tract infections. The simple act of washing hands with...

  • DELHI
  • Hygiene and Handwashing
  • English
       
  • 12/24/2019
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A report from Uttar Pradesh

  • UTTAR PRADESH
  • Hygiene and Handwashing
  • English
       
  • 12/24/2019
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Thousands of people die every day around the world from infections acquired while receiving health care. Hands are the main pathways of germ transmission during health care. Hand hygiene is therefore the most important measure to avoid the...

  • DELHI
  • Hygiene and Handwashing
  • English
       
  • 12/24/2019
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In order to help adolescent girls and women overcome their hesitation in talking openly about menstruation and at the same time maintain hygiene during their periods, the district administration of Nainital organized Menstrual Hygiene Day at...

  • UTTARAKHAND
  • Children and Youth, Hygiene and Handwashing, Women
  • English
       
  • 07/18/2019
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A booklet on menstrual hygiene management, designed by UNICEF

  • MAHARASHTRA
  • Hygiene and Handwashing, Women
  • Marathi
       
  • 07/18/2019