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Wednesday 5 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hand Hygiene Day, 5 May, is more important than ever, to help sustain the promotion of hand washing. “Clean your hands! This action, that takes just a few seconds, does save lives!” stresses the World Healh Organisation today.
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Wednesday 8 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With CoViD-19 we are reminded that viruses and germs cause sickness on a large scale and that hands are one of the leading transmitters of germs that cause respiratory infections, typhoid and diarrhoea. Thousands of children under five die in the Pacific each year from diarrhoeal diseases. Germs transmitted by hands play a large role in this type of death. By Otto ten Bosch, Matangi reader.