Students participate in handwashing campaign [Archives:2008/1200/Local News]

October 20 2008

By: Sahar Al-Ansi
For the Yemen Times

SANA'A, Oct. 19 – Thousands of Yemeni students from four schools participated in the handwashing campaign organized by UNICEF and the Ministries of Health and Education in Sana'a. The students were made aware of the importance of washing hands with soap in order to protect from germs and water born diseases.

Four hundred of these students participated on a march holding banners which advocate for this concept. The campaign was under the title “Proud to wash my hands with soap”” and was concluded with a celebration at Raba'a Al-Adaweyah High School on Sunday.

The campaign was sponsored by Dr. Abdul Karim Ras'e