Kenya: World Bank to Launch Handwashing with Soap Campaign

The World Bank is set to launch a public health and sanitation programme in the country to curb diarrhoea related diseases.

The project dubbed Hand Washing With Soap (HWWS) has already cost the institution $50,000 (Sh4 million ) in a baseline survey and will be launched in September this year in selected towns across the country.

Speaking in Kisumu during a workshop attended by public health officers from various districts in Nyanza province, the country hand washing co-ordinator, Mr Rufus Eshuchi, said that most diseases like cholera and diarrhoea infections were at a high rate due to improper hand washing behaviour in several household.

Read More – Business Daily, Nairobi


2 responses to “Kenya: World Bank to Launch Handwashing with Soap Campaign

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  2. I am glad to find your website. It is interesting that the new “related entries” setup on actually does lead to related websites and posts.

    I have been working in remote Alaska communities. In the Yukon and Kuskokwim Deltas, our communities resemble many of the small island developing states.

    Sanitizers — Handwashing mentioned above may be useful to your readers.

    I would like to encourage readers to contribute songs useful for children to time their handwashing. See
    Song to time hand washing for hygiene and disease prevention (Good morning to you or Happy Birthday)

    This version is in one of our local languages (Central Eskimo)–
    Song in Yup’ik to time handwashing (Happy Birthday)

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