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HealthPhone™: Hand Washing with Soap and Water

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Duration: 3 minutes and 24 seconds
Year: 2012
Country: India
Language: Hindi
Producer: UNICEF India, HealthPhone, The Mother and Child Health and Education Trust
Director: Saptarshi Pratim, Fullframe
Views: 591
Posted by: nand on Aug 21, 2012

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Young children are more vulnerable than any other age group to the ill effects of unsafe water, poor sanitation and lack of hygiene. These contribute to 88 per cent of deaths from diarrhoeal diseases. Children under 5 years old account for nearly 90 per cent of deaths from diarrhoea.

The simple habit of handwashing with soap is estimated to reduce the incidence of diarrhoea by nearly half. It also greatly reduces the risk of respiratory infections such as pneumonia and other diseases, including eye infections, especially trachoma.

Parents and caregivers should wash their hands with soap and water at these critical moments: (1) after cleaning the infant or young child who has defecated, ...

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