Children from several kindergartens on Tongatapu celebrated Global Handwashing Day today, 15 October, under a theme “Hand Hygiene for All”. The day was introduced to reduce childhood mortality rates related respiratory and diarrhoeal diseases by a simple behavioural change - hand washing with soap.
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Results for Global Handwashing Day
Tuesday 15 October 2019
Students from seven kindergartens in Tongatapu gathered to celebrate Global Hand Washing Day today, 15 October, under the theme “Clean Hands for All”. A simple behavioural change - hand washing with soap - is one of the simplest and most effective ways of preventing the spread of diseases.
Wednesday 15 October 2014
Global Handwashing Day today, October 15, reminds everyone of the importance of washing our hands with soap to prevent diseases from spreading.