The world goes 'handwashing'

Posted by Agatha / on 10/16/2009 / 1 Comment

Source:  Los Angeles Times - 1 day ago

Hand-washing day good, healthy fun

In Japan, every day is hand-scrubbing, mask-wearing day. But the nation got into the spirit of Global Hand Washing Day anyway with a special dance, DVDs, posters and pamphlets. There was a special dance created by a well-known choreographer, as well as DVDs, special posters and pamphlets. Masks and a "cough etiquette" campaign are already ubiquitous. As is lots and lots of soap.Los Angeles Times - Oct 15 6:02 PMJapan takes hand washing to new level


Hand-washing day good, healthy fun

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO - SM City Pampanga on Thursday led the Global Hand Washing Day celebrations by disseminating the significance of hand washing with soap and water. read moreSun Star - Oct 16 6:35 AM

Hand-washing day good, healthy fun

SouthtownStar - 16 hours ago Millions around the world united Thursday for an event that only makes sense in a post-swine-flu world - Global Handwashing Day. Five countries in three continents raced to break world hand-washing records, with overall participation in the second-annual UNICEF-sponsored event on track to meet last year's numbers of nearly 200 million people in more than 80 countries.

Scrubby Bear teaches proper hand washing

American Red Cross Volunteer Jason Stock recently participated in the Project Self Sufficiency Health Fair. Stock holds "Scrubby Bear," the mascot of the American Red Cross Scrubby Bear Program. The free presentation teaches K-2 school-aged children proper hand-washing techniques. In addition, adults received important information on H1N1 influenza preparedness. For more information on ...The Sparta Independent - Oct 15 11:57 PM

Global Hand Washing Day takes place

United Nation's second annual global Hand Washing Day is celebrated.KABC-TV Los Angeles - Oct 15 4:11 PM

Study finds hand washing reminders more effective for women

When it comes to hand washing, men are much more likely to skip it. A new study finds reminders in public restrooms seem to work better for women.WSYR 9 Syracuse - Oct 15 3:07 PM

Graders learn hand washing during Global Hand Washing Day

Grade-school pupils at the Lanao Central Elementary School, one of the biggest public elementary schools here, were taught the proper way of hand washing during today"s Global Hand Washing Day celebrations.GMA News - Oct 15 7:43 AM

Louisville Water Company hopes hand-washing message sticks (WHAS11)

The Louisville Water Company hopes its hand-washing message sticks. The company said it's placing stickers in public buildings to remind people to wash their hands after using the restroom.WHAS TV11 Louisville - Oct 15 11:47 AM

Hand washing record

Schoolchildren wash their hands as part of Global Hand Washing Day at the Nehru Outdoor Stadium in Chennai yesterday.Gulf Times - Oct 15 3:26 PM

Hand Washing Study

Today is global hand-washing day, so be sure to lather up, especially when you find out how many people actually wash their hands.WITN 7 North Carolina - Oct 15 1:53 AM


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  • Louis says:

    Dear all,
    My children are doing publicity to the TV to incite people for hand-washing. We found that is one way to reduce morbidity.

    October 30, 2009 at 6:36 AM | Permalink


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