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The Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing

Tag: Health Impacts


February 12, 2015

Handwashing with soap prevents many common and life-threatening infections. Many illnesses start when hands become contaminated with disease-causing bacteria and viruses. This can happen after using the toilet, contact with a child’s excreta, coughing, sneezing, touching other people’s hands, and touching other contaminated surfaces. For […]



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