*Seminar on "Occupational Safety and Health in Laboratories"           *«Effect of iron oxides, aluminum and nano-silicone on the resistance of ordinary Portland cement for fire»           *Prof. Arafa Sabry, Dean of the Faculty, participates in the inauguration ceremony of Fayoum University Graduates Association      *Reception of new students      *Meeting of the Basic Science and Planning Sector Committee     


    Faculty of Science Celebrates Global Handwashing Day  

    To provide students with a deeper understanding of the essence of observing proper hand hygiene, the Faculty of Science held a lecture to highlight the Global Handwashing Day (GHD) on December 9, 2012 at the Seminar Hall. The lecture was given by Dr. Naglaa Refaat Ismael, Professor at Zoology Department. A big number of students attended the event. At first, Dr. Naglaa talked about the history of the GHD, saying that the GHD took place for the first time on October 15, 2008, the date appointed by UN General Assembly in accordance with year 2008 as the International Year of Sanitation. She added that Egypt is celebrating that day with 80 countries worldwide. She also pointed out that handwashing is an effective way to kill germs. "It is good hand washing is the first line of defense against the spread of many illnesses, from the common cold to more serious illnesses," she added. She quoted Dr. Magdy Badran's opinion who said: "Less than half of Egyptians don't wash their hands after sneezing; some never wash their hands." At the end of the lecture, she urged students to regularly to wash their hands.

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