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Afghanistan: “Clean hands save lives”: Global Handwashing Day

Source: UN Children s Fund Country: Afghanistan
Kabul, 15 October 2018 – The Government of Afghanistan in collaboration with UNICEF and partners joined hundreds of millions of people today in celebrating the annual Global Handwashing Day, emphasizing the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective, simple, and affordable way to prevent disease and save lives. Globally, about 55 out of 1000 children cannot make it to their 5th birthday and diarrhoea is one of the main causes. About 70 per cent

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