800 Children Per Day Could Be Saved From Diarrhea-Related Death With Proper Handwashing, UNICEF Says

U.N. News Centre: Proper handwashing may save the lives of 800 children a day worldwide — UNICEF
“On the eve of Global Handwashing Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported that more than 300,000 children under the age of five died last year due to diarrheal infections linked to a lack of safe drinking water and sanitation — a rate of 800 per day that could have been prevented by proper handwashing…” (10/14).