3 interesting things when Dettol celebrated Global Handwashing Day
The world’s leading antibacterial brand Dettol, on October 15th, 2019, marked the Global Handwashing Day at an event hosted by the Ministry of Water Resources in Abuja which was aptly themed ‘Clean Hands for All’.
The event which attracted healthcare professionals, schools and other stakeholders also had the Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu in attendance.
The Global Handwashing Day is an international advocacy day dedicated to increasing public awareness and understanding about the importance of washing hands with soap, as an effective way of preventing diseases.
The theme for this year — ‘Clean Hands for All’, follows the push to leave no one behind in the Sustainable Development Agenda.
The day was packed with fun activities, however, these are the top three things that happened at the event;
The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Hussein Adamu taught us how to wash our hands properly with soap!
L-R Marketing Director, Reckitt Benckiser (RB) West Africa, Syed Tanzim Rezwan; National Coordinator, Water Supply and Sanitation Coordination Council (WSSCC), Mrs Elizabeth Jeyol; Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Hussein Adamu, during the Dettol Global Handwashing Day event on Tuesday, October 15th 2019 in Abuja.
Students competed at a National Quiz Competition that tested their knowledge on Hand Hygiene!
The Marketing Director, RB West Africa, Mr Syed Tanzim Rezwan gave a goodwill message during the event where he congratulated the Minister for his thoughts and efforts towards better health and hygiene for all.