December 06, 2021
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Our Future Is at Our Hand

Date: 15/10/2021 | Source: Naenara (En) | Read original version at source

October 15 is Global Handwashing Day (GHD).

The 2021 GHD theme is “Our Future Is at Hand--Let’s Move Forward Together”. Handwashing is a key to reducing many diseases which threaten health and development of humankind.

At present, handwashing contributes to mitigating the transmission of COVID-19 and will remain as an essential prevention measure until vaccines are being rolled out.

For this reason, the WHO calls on all countries to raise the public awareness about hand hygiene and take relevant practical measures.

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ensures that everyone voluntarily observes hand hygiene.

It encourages people to do handwashing frequently in all public places, institutions, enterprises, units and families.

It also gives wide publicity to hand hygiene through newspapers, radios and other mass media.

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