Hand washing key to improved health – First Lady
NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 3 – First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Friday encouraged parents and teachers to embrace a culture of hand washing saying this will impact children positively. Kenyatta added that the practice will enhance hygiene, sanitation and drastically reduce unnecessary deaths among children under five years. The First Lady said hand washing with soap, at critical times such as before eating or preparing food and after using the toilet, can reduce the risk of diarrhoea and related deaths by about 45 percent.
In this case, we shall let the little children lead us,” the First Lady said. The global campaign, spearheaded by Unilever, is aimed at educating Kenyans and the world to embrace the simple practice to prevent diarrhoea and acute respiratory diseases that are still a leading killer for children in Kenya and globally.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFMSimilar Stories