How do we educate children to wash their hands?

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Apparently between 1,500,000 and 1,700,000 lives could be saved each year simply through providing better facilities for hand washing and promoting effective hand washing practice. So what are you doing for Global Handwashing Day on 15th October 2011?

According to Kerry Patterson et al (2008) (VitalSmarts) there are six sources of influence that can change people’s behaviour; Motivation; Ability or Skills; Peer pressure; Team Work; Incentives, and the Environment. To be effective in changing behaviour it is best to use all six. What do you think? What works for you?

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One Response to “How do we educate children to wash their hands?”

  1. Authrntic green coffee review Says:

    Truly when someone doesn’t understand after that its up to other viewers that they will help, so here it happens.

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