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WHO To Launch Large Cholera Vaccination Program In Haiti, U.N. Health Official Says

U.N. News Centre: Interview: U.N. health official discusses unprecedented vaccination campaign to tackle cholera in Haiti “The World Health Organization (WHO) Representative for Haiti, Jean-Luc Poncelet [Tuesday] stressed that vaccines along with water chlorination programs, and longer-term efforts to improve water and the overall health system, are vital to fight…

Proper Handwashing Essential To Maternal, Child Health, Infection Prevention

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Let 5-year-old Sherry tell you how handwashing with soap saves lives Myriam Sidibe, social mission director for Africa at Unilever, and Siddharth Chatterjee, UNFPA representative to Kenya “…Access to good hygiene, including handwashing with soap, is an important indicator in the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).…

CDC Recognizes Importance Of Hand Hygiene On World Day, Launches New Campaign

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Saving Lives with Hand Hygiene in Sierra Leone Benjamin Park, chief of the CDC’s International Infection Control Program, discusses the importance of hand hygiene in health care; the Clean Hands Count campaign launched by CDC and partners on May 5, recognized as World Hand Hygiene Day;…

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