Lessons on toilets and handwashing come from around the world
For World Water Week, Osprey Foundation managing director Louis Boorstin talks water, sanitation and hygiene – which can lead to better health for children, better lives for women and increased income for all. Read why
Let 5-year-old Sherry tell you how handwashing with soap saves lives
For twenty-six year old Eunice from Migori County,Kenya, celebrating her daughter Sherry’s fifth birthday is a milestone that few of her friends have ...
The how to's of handwashing
The CDC recommends the following germ-fighting technique for washing your hands:
What it takes to consider handwashing?
Handwashing is a simple act of hygiene that can prevent us from numerous health risks. This is fundamental to fighting under-nutrition, reducing child mortality, overcoming antibiotic resistance, and advancing access to education. Research says handwashing with soap can reduce the risk of diarrheal disease by up to 47 per cent
Help keep patients healthy with timely handwashing tips
Observed in early December, National Hand Washing Week offers an opportunity for medical practitioners and their communicator colleagues to keep illness from spreading.
LIFESPAN COLUMN: Learn the five myths of handwashing
You know the routine: go and wash your hands before supper, go wash your hands after the bathroom, sing “Happy Birthday” to yourself, slowly. Oh, and don’t forget the soap!
Life Skills for Your LifeSpan: The five myths of handwashing
Laura Severson at the LifeSpan Center in Charleston has some facts about hand washing in this week's LIFESKILLS FOR YOUR LIFESPAN column!
How the ritual of handwashing affected this medical student
I see ritual in many things because I was taught to ritualize so much of my life, and I like to remember that the associations I make might not be the associations that my peers or my superiors make.
WHO: How to handwash? With soap and water
Hand hygiene, either with soap and water or with alcohol-based handrub, is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading infections to others. Ind...
Tips & Tricks: How to Handwash Clothing
To make the most of your Mexicali clothing and keep colors bright, your best bet is washing by hand. Here's how to do it: 1. Identify the location. You are l...