Global hand washing day observed
Global Handwashing Day was observed on October 15. Throughout Bangladesh, about 75000 children in different schools and madrashas participated in handwashing programme on that day.
School girls of Kishoriemon Girls School, Sylhet are seen in the picture washing their hands by proper method in their school premise.
Simply washing hands with soap can reduce over 40 percent of diarrhoeal disease and 25 percent of respiratory infections.