GIZ, UNICEF and WaterAid collaborated to celebrate Global hand washing Day in the capital city.
The event kicked off with hand washing demonstrtaion presented to the participants followed by panel discussion on the topic ““Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together”.
While speaking at the event, Ms. SeemiEzdi, chairperson senate committee on climate change acclaimed the efforts of organisers of the event and emphasized that it is the need of the time to proactively bring the issue of handwashing in forefront to build a conducive environment.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Munawar Hassan, head of programmes, WaterAid highlighted the change in people’s attitudes towards hygiene.
Speaking at the same event, Kamran Naeem, WASH specialist from UNICEF stressed the importance of universal handwashing towards achieving UNICEF core commitments for children.
Dr Razia from the ministry of health highlighted her ministry‘s commitment to improve hand hygiene in health care facilities and schools to reduce the spread of diseases and hospital acquired infections.