World hand hygiene day

Save Lives. Clean your hands

WEDNESDAY 6TH MAY 2020

Since 2005, the World Health Organization (WHO) has been promoting World Handwashing Day on May 5 to commemorate the importance of this simple but essential gesture in the prevention of communicable infections.
The message is SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands

In particular, in this period it is crucial to wash your hands properly, at home, in places of care, in the community or at work, to reduce the possibility of transmission of infections and to guarantee hand hygiene, just the common soap and it is important to rub your hands for at least 40-60 seconds.

Read more about cleaning handson the page: SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands

We also talked about Ignaz Semmelweis, considered the first scientist to understand the importance of adequate hygiene to prevent infections, on the article The story of Ignaz Semmelweis, who taught us how to wash our hands

All the articles to make the most of your time (article in Italian only)

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