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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x193 Myriam Sidibe: The simple power of hand-washing
TV-PG

  • 2014-10-14T06:00:00+02:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Myriam Sidibe is a warrior in the fight against childhood disease. Her weapon of choice? A bar of soap. For cost-effective prevention against sickness, it’s hard to beat soapy hand-washing, which cuts down risk of pneumonia, diarrhea, cholera and worse. Sidibe, a public-health expert, makes a smart case for public-private partnerships to promote clean hands — and local, sustainable entrepreneurship.

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