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How cleaner hands will save Nigerian lives | 4Beta Naija
Hand hygiene is a life saver and the easiest way of living the healthy lifestyle was the message communicated to Nigerians during this year's Global Handwashing Day on October 15 with the theme "Clean hands: healthy future". Dettol, the leading antibacterial brand celebrated the 2018 Global Handwashing Day in Abuja to motivate and mobilise people around the world and most especially in Nigeria to improve hand hygiene habits. The campaign was dedicated to raising awareness of hand washing with soap as a key approach to good hygiene and disease prevention. It was initiated to reduce childhood mortality rates, related respiratory and diarrhoeal diseases by introducing simple behavioral changes, such as hand washing with soap to reduce diseases. Below are 5 things we learnt from the global handwashing day event: Hygiene-related diseases such as diarrhoea causes one in five Nigerian children to die each year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations