Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Covid-19: WSSCC Bangladesh for raising community level health awareness

Wednesday, 24 June 2020 | 3:08 pm | 32 times

Covid-19: WSSCC Bangladesh for raising community level health awareness

Volunteers and field workers of Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) Bangladesh urged the health authorities to raise greater awareness in community level to fight Covid-19 pandemic.

Shah Md Anowar Kamal, National Coordinator of WSSCC Bangladesh and also the executive director of UST, said, “Community level health awareness is one of the most important things to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.”

A total of 32,000 soaps and 32,000 leaflets were distributed among community people in eight divisions under an emergency response project of WSSCC, Evolving into the Sanitation and Hygiene Fund (SHF), said a press release.

In an effort to disseminate authentic and reliable information on Covid-19, 32,000 leaflets were displayed in rural areas to raise awareness, he added.

The posters, regarding Covid-19 pandemic measures on hand washing, hygiene maintenance tips and information were displayed at community level, health care centers and community clinic’s walls.

On the other hand, WSSCC Bangladesh displayed 110 large size PVC banners on various information about the Covid-19 pandemic.

It showed the rules of hand washing, wearing masks, keeping three feet distance, consuming vitamin C related foods and others.

With WSCC Bangladesh, partners like UST, AVAS, IDEA, SUS, WDP, TRINAMOOL, Shushilan and CUP were also involved in the nationwide activities.

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