Good hygiene practices and the observation of safety protocols remain some of the most effective ways to prevent COVID-19 infections.
In recognition of this, the Mastercard Foundation and WaterAid Ghana (WAG) have announced the launch of a campaign to promote good hygiene in public places, including markets and bus terminals in several districts in the country.
The campaign, dubbed Safety of Markets & Pre-empting Stigmatization of COVID-19 Survivors: An Integrated Hygiene Behaviour Change Campaign will also facilitate the re-integration of COVID-19 recovered persons into their families and/or communities, including markets where they earn their livelihoods.
It will be complemented by on-ground engagements to ensure adherence to these protocols.
In a statement issued by the company, Country Director of WaterAid Ghana, Abdul Nashiru Mohammed said, “As restrictions are eased, now more than ever, we need to be vigilant in protecting ourselves and those close to us. Hygiene practices remain the most …