GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY

GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY

“UNITE FOR UNIVERSAL HAND HYGIENE”

Venue: Government Higher Secondary School, No.34J6+VR9, Sundaracholavaram Main Rd, Thiruverkadu, Tamil Nadu 600077

Date: 14/10/2022

Day: Friday

Beneficiaries: School Children’s

Total No. of Beneficiaries: 42

 Global hand washing day camp was conducted by the Department of Public Health Dentistry, SRM Dental College, Ramapuram along with Mr. Parivalavan, Head of the Government Higher Secondary School, No.34J6+VR9, Sundaracholavaram Main Rd, Thiruverkadu, Tamil Nadu 600077 on 14/10/2022, Friday. Today being Global Hand Washing Day, the importance of washing hands was explained to all the students. in particular, washing hands, especially before eating and after using the toilet to prevent germs from entering our body through the oral and nasal cavity and its significance in maintaining good health was clearly put forth. Awareness about hand washing and the proper technique was also depicted in a visual format by projecting a video. Hand sanitizers were distributed to all the participants including the faculty members. Oral screening was done for all the participants in the school. The right Brushing technique was clearly demonstrated to the participants using a tooth model. Oral hygiene instructions were given to all the participants. Post-demonstration, questionnaire section was held where queries raised by the participants were answered. We would like to thank our Honourable Chairman Sir and Respected Dean Sir, SRM Dental College, Ramapuram for supporting this social initiative.