The benefits of hand washing
Washing hands or handwashing is an act of health (health practice). It is a very good way to prevent infection or disease caused by germs such as bacteria or viruses. Indeed, hand washing is an effective resistance to diseases like diarrhea , coughs and colds, flu, and a lot more.
When to wash hands?
Wash your hands before and after eating breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack
After using the toilet or comfort room
After coughing into hands
Before and after sexual intercourse
After going to public areas or stations
After going to hospital
Before and after working in the kitchen
Before handling food
Before holding babies which are very susceptible to various diseases
Health care providers must practice handwashing faithful. They must do it before and after every procedures so as to prevent the spread of infection from one patient to another and as well as to protect themselves.
What is the proper way of washing hands?
Wet hands with water from the tap
Put some soap on your palm and lather
Rub your hands, clean the spaces between your fingers and your fingers.
Also rub the tip of the finger in the palm of other hand
Wipe hands a paper towel or hand dryer
Can I use hand sanitizer to wash hands?
Yes you can use the hand sanitizer but be sure that your sanitizer has 60% or more alcohol. alcohol hand sanitizer. Rub the sanitizer thoroughly and dry.