WASHINGTON — Kimberly-Clark Professional
, a supplier of hygiene products and services, is lending its support to this year''s Global Handwashing Day
on October 15, according to a press release.
The worldwide event, which has been staged annually since 2008, highlights the important role that good hand hygiene plays in preventing the spread of a range of diseases in both developing and developed countries, the release stated.
The campaign focuses on the fact that it is essential to wash hands with soap and water to help ensure the highest possible standards of hygiene, the release noted.
According to the release, Kimberly-Clark Professional will mark the event by producing three short films located in environments where good hand hygiene is critical — health care, foodservice and office buildings.
The message in each video explains the steps of how to wash and dry your hands effectively and is accompanied by a song, which is a fun way to explain the importance of hand hygiene, the release added.