Sassoon Hospital uses app to raise awareness on handwashing

The Microbiology Department of Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) has taken a unique initiative by executing handwashing habit with the help of an application. The department would also be giving certificate to the ICU and to the ward which has highest compliance

Sassoon Hospital uses app to raise awareness on handwashingAround two months ago the department trained doctors, nurses, ward boys and other hospital staff on how to do handwashing. Infection control nurses are now been given responsibility to observe handwashing of different departments and ICU’s and register the data on the app accordingly. Dr Anju Kagal, Head of microbiology department at SGH, said, “Patients […]

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar promotes handwashing in India

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and his teammates joined an estimated 100 million schoolchildren around the country yesterday in lathering up for better health and hygiene as part of the first Global Handwashing Day which was observed on October 15

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar promotes handwashing in India“Sachin, you and your teammates are an inspiration to young Indians  and cricket fans around the world,” said UNICEF Representative in India Karin Hulshof, who travelled to Mohali Cricket grounds in Chandigarh for the event. “And even more important is your commitment to giving your time and energy to keep India’s children safe and healthy,” […]

A hygienic start: Teach your kids the basics of personal hygiene  

Poor personal hygiene makes your children vulnerable to infection. You can keep your kid away from bacteria causing disease by teaching them personal hygiene habits. It’s quite rewarding if your children already practice good hygiene. If not, now is a right time to teach them

A hygienic start: Teach your kids the basics of personal hygiene  Children are remarkably good at getting soiled and messy, either while playing in the muck, or by using their sauce-smeared dirty hands to scratch themselves or wipe their nose without a tissue. Childhood is the perfect time for you to start training your kid about healthy hygiene regimes. Teaching good hygienic habits is much more […]

The easy guide to hand-washing

Hand-washing doesn't take much time or effort, but it offers great rewards in terms of preventing illness. Adopting this simple habit can play a major role in protecting your health

The easy guide to hand-washingFrequent hand-washing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading illness. Hand-washing requires only soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer — a cleanser that doesn’t require wate Find out when and how to wash your hands properly. When to wash your hands As you touch people, surfaces and objects […]

Washing hands is the best self-vaccine

On Global Handwashing Day, know more about this simple hygiene which offers great rewards in terms of preventing illness

Washing hands is the best self-vaccineThe simplest way to ensure basic hygiene is washing hands. It is our best defence and a self-vaccine that fights all kinds of pathogens (a bacterium, virus, or other microorganism that can cause disease), including cold and flu virus, and E. coli bacteria, and can reduce the risk of you developing any diarrheal and respiratory […]