World Hand Hygiene Day 2021: Purpose, Theme
World Hand Hygiene Day is observed on 5th May every year by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the world.
World Hand Hygiene Day Purpose:
- the main purpose of this day is to create awareness among people across the globe about the importance of hand hygiene in warding off many serious infections.
- it also highlights hand washing as the most effective action that can help us avoid a huge range of infections including the COVID-19 virus.
World Hand Hygiene Day Theme 2021:
- The theme for 2021 is ‘Seconds Save Lives: Clean Your Hands’.