The importance of washing hands

The importance of WASHING HANDS – education continuously rolled out by Environmental Health Practitioners

“Hand washing with soap and water is an effective way to prevent diseases. It can prevent about 30% of diarrhoea-related sicknesses and about 20% of respiratory infections. We can protect ourselves and those around us from getting sick by washing our hands every time after sneezing, coughing, before preparing food and after using toilet facilities,” – Carike Jantjies, GRDM Environmental Health Practitioner, Garden Route District Municipality.

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