Health Desk- 30 Oct, 2019: Officials and experts at a post-rally discussion in Khulna on Tuesday underscored the need for ensuring hygienic sanitisation and maintaining cleanliness to prevent waterborne and other diseases, reports BSS.
They also put stress on ensuring eco-friendly sanitation and safe water for all to protect public health.
They came up with stresses at a meeting held at the conference room of the deputy commissioner’s office coincided with the National Sanitation Month and the World Hand Washing Day-2019.
Khulna Divisional Administration, Khulna District Administration, Khulna City Corporation (KCC) and Department of Public Health and Engineering (DPHE) jointly organised the meeting with the motto of “Clean Hands for All”.
Additional Divisional Commissioner (General) Md. Habibul Haque Khan addressed as the chief guest with Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Ziaur Rahman in the chair.
Superintendent of DPHE engineer SM Wahedul Islam, Director of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in Khulna Dr. Rasheda Sultana, Executive Engineer of DPHE, Mongla Md. Khairul Hasan, CEO of Khulna City Corporation Palash Kanti Bala, among others, addressed it.
The chief guest said the main objective of national sanitation month and hand washing day is to create awareness among the people about sanitation and health.