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Women group advocates regular handwashing to check spread of diseases

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The Edo State Chapter of the Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) has stressed the need for regular washing of hands in order to check the spread of Coronavirus. Handwashing Dr Adesuwa Urhoghide-Edigin, the state President of MWAN, disclosed this in a statement issued in Benin City, the Edo State capital, on Thursday, October 15, 2020. “This year’s Global Hand ...

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Handwashing Day: Govt urged to double investment in clean water, hygiene

Global Handwashing Day

On Global Handwashing Day, WaterAid Nigeria has called on the government to double its investment in clean water and hygiene to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 and save lives. Pupils during the Global Handwashing Day celebrations The 2020 Global Handwashing Day themed “Hand Hygiene for All” has been described as a call to action to make hand hygiene a reality ...

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Hand washing benefits all, no disparity, says govt

Suleiman Adamu

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has urged Nigerians at home and in diaspora to always practice the habit of handwashing with soap for eradication of diseases. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu The Minister gave the charge in Abuja during the virtual media briefing to commemorate the year 2020 Global Handwashing Day. The 2020 Global Handwashing Day ...

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WaterAid, First Step, others seek change at Global Handwashing Day

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Abuja-based WaterAid Nigeria and Makurdi-based First Step observed the 2015 Global Handwashing Day (GHD) on Thursday by seeking changes in hygiene habits. While WaterAid targeted children as change agents, First Step has urged the society in general to embrace the handwashing campaign. WaterAid Nigeria announced the launch of a hygiene themed proposal writing competition for selected schools in the nation’s ...

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