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Hand Wash ,YOU & Diseases

Hand washing with soap, particularly after contact with excreta, can reduce diarrhoeal diseases by over 40 per cent and respiratory infections by 30 per cent.  Diarrhoea and respiratory infections are the number one cause for child deaths in India. Hand washing with soap is among the most effective and inexpensive ways to prevent diarrhoeal diseases and pneumonia. With 638 million people defecating in the open and 44 per cent mothers disposing their children’s faeces in the open, there is a very high risk of microbial contamination (bacteria, viruses, amoeba) of water which causes diarrhoea in children. Children weakened by frequent diarrhoea episodes are more vulnerable to malnutrition and opportunistic infections such as pneumonia. About 48 per cent of children in India are suffering from some degree of malnutrition. Diarrhoea and worm infection are two major health conditions that affect school age children impacting their learning abilities. Adequate, well-main

Behaviour Change Towards Sanitation and Girl Child Education Through Art & Drama,​Drama Performanc​e by Nabila and Santhiya of Central School of Speech and Drama ( University of London ) imnplemented by Heeals at Kasuhambi Convent School, Bhowapur Village,Kaushambi,Ghaziabad,

Behaviour Change Towards Sanitation and Girl Child Education Through Art & Drama,​Drama Performanc​e by Nabila and Santhiya of Central School of Speech and Drama ( University of London ) imnplemented by Heeals at Kasuhambi Convent School, Bhowapur Village,Kaushambi,Ghaziabad,Indi​a, For More Informatio​n Log On To http://www ​.heeals.or​g