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Preventing the spread of germs and diseases

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GlobalHandwashingDay Sat 08-Oct-11 14:59:26

.With babies and young children, one of the top concerns amoung parents is of course the prevention of the spread of germs and harmful bacteria. Did you know that the most common way for germs to spread is by not washing your hands? For example, a staggering 25% of the population have faecal bacteria on their hands, and spreading these germs can pass on diarrhea as well as other harmful infections and diseases. By wasing hands with soap and water it is a simple, cheap and effective way of preventing such illnesses. For more information, take a look at this link for Global Handwashing Day, pass it on and help raise awareness of the cause. www.globalhandwashingday.org.uk/2011.html

Please also take a look at these awareness videos for more information on Global Handwashing Day

www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QtwXkK9beo&feature=player_embedded

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qzzp5BI_Ugs&feature=player_embedded

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