AKPBS Celebrated Global Hand washing day
Filed Under: Politics, World | Posted: 10/16/2012 at 1:42PM
Comments | Region: Pakistan
Health and Hygiene seminar held in connection of Global Hand Washing day.
CHITRAL: A health and Hygiene sensitize workshop was held at Booni some 75 KM from here organized by Javaid Ahmad Health & Hygiene Officer of Agha Khan Planning and Building Service Chitral. Muhammad Zahir Khan Tehsil Municipal Officer Booni was chief guest on the occasion while the ceremony was presided over by Hazar Muhammad Chairman AKPBS upper Chitral. Regional Coordinator of AKPBS & prominent educationist Shah Karez briefed the participants about aim and objectives of health and hygiene seminar cum global hand washing day. He said that AKPBS working for the last three decades in social and rural development like water supply, health and hygiene, construction and environment sector. They arrange seminar, workshops and sensitization about awareness of health and hygiene and bad impact of using contaminated water on masses. Area Manger Muhammad Karam, while welcoming to participants said that AKPBS render meritorious services in provision of potable (clean) drinking water to local consumers. He said that 70% diseases created by using muddy and contaminated water. Students of different schools presented tablue and drama by inscribing a message to the nation regarding benefits of washing hands with soap. After using washroom, washing hands with soap and remaining foam for 20 seconds is necessary for killing germs and good health they said The speakers said that AKPBS celebrating Give a child hope wash the hands with soap, global hand washing day and health and hygiene seminars with the financial support of KFW financial agency of Germany. Students also presented Qawali and other colorful programs on the topic of health and hygiene to convey a message to the public regarding importance of cleanliness and washing hands for good health. Miss Niat Karim, MIss Sadar Bibi and other distributed free hygienic kits among the students consisting on Towel, soap, too paste, nail cutter regarding creating awareness about cleanliness among the students of different educational institutions. A large number of people including women folk, students, social workers participated in the seminar.
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