About 70 percent of diseases are caused by not giving importance to cleanliness in the country and if the habit to keep clean is taught at an early age, then children can stay safe from a lot of illnesses. This was the crux of the speakers’ talk, who commented at an event organised by Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) in collaboration with Unilever Pakistan in connection with the World Hand-Washing Day on Tuesday.
The chief guest at the event, the former president of the National Press Club, Afzal Butt and coordinator of Healthy Pakistan Mission Waqas Bajwa highlighted the importance of cleanliness and said that washing of hands five times a day could avoid many health problems. The students and vice captains during the event through speeches and montages described the importance of hand-washing.
ITA and Unilever covered 1,750 schools in 11 districts across Pakistan in which they trained students for the Healthy Pakistan ProjectShare