Toilet civilization helps humans be healthier

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Do you know world toilet day? Next Friday (November 19) is the 9th World Toilet Day. World Toilet Day celebrates toilets and raises awareness of the 3.6 billion people living without access to safely managed sanitation. Every year, UN-Water – the United Nation’s coordination mechanism on water and sanitation – sets the theme for 19…

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Why the lack of hand hygiene compliance?

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It’s no secret that good hand washing plays a critical role in infection prevention and thus the spread of illness; hands are the main pathways of germ transmission according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). In hygiene-critical areas and environments such as healthcare and the food industry, the spread of infection can have serious repercussions; a good…

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Why is hand hygiene so important?

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Thousands of people die every day worldwide due to infections acquired during their health care. The hands are the main vehicle of microbial transmission during health care. Therefore, hand hygiene is the most important measure to prevent the transmission of pathogenic germs and prevent infections associated with health care. Any healthcare worker, caregiver or person…

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