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The Global Handwashing Partnership

The Importance of Handwashing (Infographic)

Published: February 28, 2020

Did you know that just 1cm of your hand holds 1500 bacteria? Yet, a 2015 study of handwashing in 54 countries found that on average, only 38.7% of households practiced handwashing with soap. Not washing your hands properly throughout the day is one of the fastest ways to spread infection.

If you would like to learn more about the importance of handwashing, download and read this infographic from The Cleaning Services Group. This graphic looks at the link between handwashing and health, and examines handwashing in the healthcare sector. It offers practical tips on how to wash your hands thoroughly as well as guidance on water temperature and the best kind of soap to use.

Scroll down to the infographic below to learn more today.

Resource Attachments:
https://globalhandwashing.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Importance-of-Handwashing.pdf (pdf)

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