Spotlight on Handwashing in Rural India

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The objectives of this study were to understand the level of awareness about hand hygiene, including

  • Critical times for handwashing
  • Appropriate way to clean hands
  • The importance of handwashing
  • Handwashing messages and their sources

It also looked into access to hand hygiene facilities at the household level, with a focus on presence of a designated place to wash hands and the presence of water and soap at the designated place.