Washing of hands with soap is the most effective and the cheapest way of protection from the most of infectious diseases, including such dangerous ones as cholera and pneumonia – says the head infectiologist Maria Muravska. – not only in summer, as it’s thought by the majority of us, but also during autumn-winter period when other not less dangerous virus infections rise their head. The possibility to get a flu or a cold decreases not only due to the vaccination but also to the healthy way of life, sports, and to washing hands.
In spring of 2015 the children of Kahovka school №2 were given the opportunity to participate in a new social project “Clean Hands” It was organized by Charitable Foundation “Know More” (founded by entrepreneur Igor Hominets). It has now become a vital necessity to focus the attention of today's children on the topics of personal hygiene. The number of cases of infectious diseases transmitted by dirty hands is increasing in our region. Therefore, the more children are aware of the causes and consequences of such diseases, the better.