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Health Education and Importance of Hand Wash Technique for Schoolchildren

Jeenethamen A, Nelson Jewas


Schoolchildren are more prone to acquire infection like hand, foot and mouth disease based on their
immune system. Proper hand hygiene prevents spreading of infection. The main aim is to determine
the health education of the school students about the importance of hand washing, preventing cross
infection, and promoting hygienic technique. To implement health education in schools and to educate
the importance of hygiene to children with knowledge and healthy attitudes toward hand washing,
soaps and sanitizers play an important role for hand-washing.

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