Hand Washing Activity

In accordance with the international day of hand washing, educational event about hand washing was conducted in Secondary High Schools in Jeddah. The main purpose of this activity was to increase school-age students’ awareness of the importance of good hygiene habits and handwashing in the minimization of infection and infectious diseases. The event was started by a brief introduction about FCMS and its role in health education and promotion to Saudi society. The proper technique of hand washing was explained and followed by a group demonstration to ensure that the school students can perform hand washing properly. At the end of this activity, memorable prizes and awards were given out to selected audiences and participants.