Over 80,000 children from the Kiambu region in Kenya celebrated the Global Hand Washing day on October 15 by pledging to wash their hands at least five times a day. Personal hygiene has gained importance due to the prevalence of diarrhea and respiratory-tract infections in the region. Through this campaign, efforts are on to inculcate
BCIHMCT’s hospitality event Over the years, the Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BCIHMCT) Ensemble has become a platform for interaction among the catering and hotel management institutes. The 9th Ensemble held recently in New Delhi aimed with an objective to correlate the event with the Commonwealth Games. Around 35 teams from
Civil society and NGOs are talking about a decentralised approach to water management initiatives with women at the centre. The framework should reflect the complex water situation and ground realities; or else, women will continue to bear the entire burden of having to provide water to the family.
Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishad (KSSP) has launched an awareness drive in Kozhikode to bring awareness among local bodies and public on the importance of personal hygiene and environmental cleanliness. KSSP is using different art forms, including puppet shows to talk about mosquito-borne diseases and other lifestyle diseases. Selected volunteers of the Parishad, panchayat health workers,
We do not know what civic sense is, states singer and composer Shibani Kashyap
A sanitising spray that kills 99.99% of viruses, bacteria and germs is now available for purchase in the UK. The saniguard dry-on-contact is launched by Mr. Sterile.com, that is authorised by Sani-Guard International to service the demand for anti-bacterial and ant-virus products. With the recent outbreak of Swine Flu, basic personal hygiene has become increasingly
We have to understand how our individual behaviours have resulted in the collection of grime and dirt in our social spaces, says Girish Menon, who teaches economics in Cambridge University.
Cleaning is not a once-a-month affair, says TV actor Mona Singh I’ve been to many places like US, the Middle-East and Europe. I’ve noticed that most of the cities are very well maintained and pristine. Especially states like Chicago, Atlanta & Miami in the USA and Dubai in the Middle East are stunningly clean and
Awareness programme on washroom hygiene organised School washroom and hygiene is an issue the cleaning industry is constantly experimenting with various solutions. It is not that children are not aware of washroom hygiene and basic cleanliness; in fact the children of Bombay Cambridge School, Andheri (East), promptly listed out the hygiene practices in day to