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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Nursing

Global Handwashing Day

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 |Dr. D Y Patil Hospital and Research center, Pune |Events

On 15th October 2018, Dr. D Y Patil College of Nursing observed the “Global handwashing day” at Dr. D Y Patil Hospital and research center, Pune. The theme by WHO for the year 2019 is ‘CLEAN HANDS-a recipe for health’. This program was organized by Ist year B.Sc Nursing students under the guidance of Dr.Mrs.Sadhana Adhyapak, Class Co-ordinator, Mrs.Jasmin Shijo, Mrs.Dhanashree., Mrs.Manisha.P and all first-year teachers. The day was inaugurated by Dr.Mrs. Rupali Salvi, Principal, Dr. D Y Patil College of Nursing, Pune and Ms.Laxmi Parida, Asst. Nursing Director, Dr. D Y Patil Hospital and research center, Pune. The students have performed a dance on handwashing technique and poster exhibition in the pediatric ward on the raising awareness of handwashing as a key factor in disease prevention. It focused on how we can deal with different people with proper handwashing techniques, prevention especially the pediatrics group. Awareness and health education was given to the patients and relatives regarding hand washing. There were 400 beneficiaries for this program. The global handwashing day was effective as it provided knowledge to the people especially children solved their queries.