Fast Facts and Figures about Handwashing

Fast Facts and Figures about Handwashing
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  • Over 1.5 million children under five die each year as a result of diarrhoea.  It is the second most common cause of child deaths worldwide.
  • Handwashing with soap at critical times - including before eating or preparing food and after using the toilet - can reduce diarrhoea rates by more than 40 per cent.  
  • Handwashing with soap can reduce the incidence of acute respiratory infections (ARI’s) by around 23 per cent.
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