Have you ever wondered why handwashing is so important for you and your child?
Germs are everywhere. They can be found in the air, in our food and on your child's favourite toy. When your child comes into contact with germs, they can fall ill simply by touching their eyes, nose or mouth.
It is impossible to avoid coming into contact with germs, but you can stay healthy by knowing when to wash your hands. Handwashing is one of the best ways of stopping the spread of common infections like colds.
To reduce the likelihood of falling ill, teach your child good hand hygiene through the poster below.
We have created this guide with advice from paediatricians on how to handle children's emergencies such as head injuries, nose bleeds, seizures and more.
The top 10 common illnesses of children in Singapore are listed below. Find out more about each condition by clicking on their respective names or refer to the poster below: