Wash your hands ...

Greets the world tomorrow, "World Day to wash your hands," as on 15 October / October of each year. And logo of the World Day to wash your hands this year is "clean hands save lives" where, according to the World Health Organization there are about 5 thousand children under the age of five die every day from diseases caused mainly by not washing hands.
The recommendation came the celebration of this day, says the World Health Organization proposed that, after he proved that the pollution caused by unclean hands kill millions of children, and that hand hygiene could save half of that number. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of washing hands with soap as a key factor in the prevention of diseases.
Due date of the announcement to this day in 2008 during the annual celebration of World Water Week, held in Stockholm and saw the establishment of global partnership between the public and private sectors to wash your hands. And the world celebrated the International Day for washing the hands for the first time in the fifteenth of October / November 2008, the day chosen by the General Assembly of the United Nations to coincide with the United Nations Declaration of 2008 as the International Year of Sanitation. The focus was on the day the first Global Handwashing on schoolchildren. The parties pledged to educate the largest possible number of school children to wash their hands with soap in more than 70 countries.
The challenge is to transform handwashing with soap to automatic behavior in homes, schools, communities and the world. Since the transformation of washing hands with soap before eating and after using the toilet to the usually inherent could save the lives of children and more than any single vaccine or medical intervention, washing hands, the behavior is important for achieving the Millennium Development Goal to reduce child mortality under five by two thirds by in 2015