Proper hand washing (washing hands with soap), can reduce deaths from diarrheal diseases by at least 30%. That's right! One of the simple acts that will help people reduce their risk of contracting diarrheal diseases is practicing proper hand washing at key moments. Hand washing is so commonplace in developed countries, but its importance hasn't yet quite caught … Continue reading Global Handwashing Day!
Approximately 2,200 children die of Diarrheal Diseases per day, which, if put in perspective, is equivalent to about 30 buses full of kids. With Diarrheal diseases causing approximately 1 Million deaths annually, the importance of this crisis must be elevated. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Diarrheal Disease ranks amongst the top 10 causes of … Continue reading Diarrheal disease, an easily preventable killer of kids under five