Global Handwash Day

A student looks on at Pete, a hand-shaped speaking robot mounted on a wall near a handwashing station, at Chithragiri Government Primary School in Wayanad. Pete has taught the 100-odd SC and ST students of the school how to wash their hands in accordance with WHO standards, researchers announced on Global Handwashing Day.

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Children wash their hands during an event to mark 'Global Handwashing Day' at a primary school on the outskirt of Guwahati. Global Handwashing Day, celebrated on October 15 every year, aims to educate children washing hands by using soap before eating and after playtime.

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