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20 Oct 2021
The Executive Chairman of Odogbolu Local Council in Ogun State, Ladejobi Shuaib, has said that hand-washing with soap and clean water remains the best way to prevent infectious diseases..
31 Jan 2021
When the Federal Government gave the all-clear for schools to resume amid soaring number of cases in the second wave of COVID-19, some state governments kicked against the reopening, and kept schools in their domains shut.
13 Sep 2020
Against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, we cannot understate the need for proper personal hygiene. A pandemic need not remind us to take care of our own body. Every day, you come into contact with millions of outside germs and viruses. They can stay on your body, and in some cases, make you sick.…
25 Jun 2020
Sir: The maxim “Health is Wealth” implies that a healthy nation is a wealthy nation. Ironically, the health systems in Nigeria depict pitiable condition and left much to worry about.
17 Mar 2020
WaterAid Nigeria has restated that hand washing with soap and water can reduce the risk of people contracting Coronavirus, now recognised as a public health emergency of global concern.
17 Apr 2019
The General Manager, Reckitt Benckiser (RB) West Africa, Dayanand Sriram has called on all Nigerians to practice regular hand washing with anti-bacterial soup to ensure quality health and improved hygiene to reduce number of people coming down with diarrhoea. He made this call in GRA, Ikeja, Lagos, yesterday at the launch of Dettol Clean Naija…
14 Apr 2019
The General Manager, Reckitt Benckiser (RB) West Africa, Dayanand Sriram has urged Nigerians to practise regular hand washing to improve hygiene and curb diarrhoea epidemic. Sriram stated this in Yaba, Lagos, where he joined the rest of the world to mark the World Health Day. According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the prevalence…
17 Nov 2018
Personal and home care product company, Saponaria Industries, through its ‘Sanitol- A million clean hands’ initiative, took the hand washing-campaign to children of Ilupeju Primary School in Lagos. Global Handwashing Day is marked every October 15, and dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of hand washing with soap as an effective and…
12 Nov 2017
Cleanmax Sparkle moisturising anti-bacterial hand wash liquid is formulated with ingredients that effectively eliminate germs and bacteria, while keeping the hands moisturised.
15 Oct 2017
As today marks global Hand Washing Day, the exercise has been described as an easy, effective, and affordable protection against infections. It is said to save lives, especially when it is performed with soap.
19 Feb 2017
Lagos State Ministry of Health, Save the Children International and Reckitt Benckiser have reiterated the need for proper washing of hands to prevent diarrhea, especially among children.
10 Nov 2016
According to UNICEF, for hand washing to be effective, it has to be practised consistently at key times, such as after using the toilet, before contact with food, before breastfeeding and after cleaning up a baby.

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