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Wash your hands information sheet PDF download.
Washing your hands prevents the spread of diarrhoea and many infections. Therefore it is a vitally important message to share.
However water alone is not enough. In addition you also need soap, or at least a soap substitute.
Firstly, families are in need adequate quantities of good drinking water to keep healthy and prevent the spread of infection.
However, research suggests that handwashing is essential for the whole family, especially for children. Therefore, persuading people to wash their hands after defecation, and before preparing or eating food may be equally if not more important to prevent spreading disease than having clean water to drink.
Most importantly, hands can be successfully washed with relatively small quantities of water. Consequently we would like to introduce to you four methods that have been widely and successfully used in this information sheet. In addition there are tips on handwashing technique.
Methods explained in this information sheet include tippy-tap, calabash hand washer, leaking ladle dipper and hand washing stations for houses and schools.
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We also provide this information PDF in other languages. for other translation please follow this link: https://healthbooksinternational.org/product-tag/water-supply-and-sanitation/