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‘Break the Chain’ Campaign

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the government of Kerala has launched the ‘Break the Chain’ campaign to promote hand washing and hygiene. About the Campaign The campaign was launched by the state’s Health Department. It seeks to create awareness about the importance of public and personal hygiene. It has set up hand washing ..

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Pepe: India-UK collaborated hand-washing robot

A team of researchers from India and United Kingdom collaborated to create a new robot named Pepe which encourages children to wash their hands. The research project outcomes were presented at 28TH IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (held in New Delhi) on Global Handwashing Day 2019 (marked on 15 October every ..

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2017 Global Handwashing Day (GHD)

The Global Handwashing Day(GHD) is observed every year on October 15 as an annual global advocacy day to increase awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. The day is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to ..

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May 5, 2012: World Hand Hygiene Day being observed

The World Hand Hygiene Day observed on May 5, 2012. Objective: – To create awareness among the general public about the importance of hand hygiene. – To improve hand hygiene in the health care sector, where the cleanliness of hands is often credited with saving more lives than most medical breakthroughs. – The day stimulates ..

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