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Premios Nacionales del Tercer Concurso Ibero-Americano de Buenas Prácticas de Promoción de la Salud en el ámbito Escolar

La Organización Panamericana de la Salud / Organización Mundial de la Salud (OPS/OMS) y el Instituto PROINAPSA, como Centro Colaborador de la OPS/OMS, se complacen en anunciar los galardonados -a nivel Nacional- en el Tercer Concurso Ibero-Americano de Buenas Prácticas de promoción de la Salud en el ámbito Escolar.

Peru, Mexico, and Argentina Lead the Region of the Americas to Break the Guinness Record on Hand Washing

2011.10.14-MEX-ghd01The Region of the Americas set a new Guinness World Record, achieving the most people to wash their hands simultaneously in several locations. Peru, Mexico, and Argentina, in that order, were the countries that brought together the most people to beat this record, which was reported by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) on 14 October of this year on Global Handwashing Day.

New Guinness Record on Hand Washing: 740.870


740,870 is the new Guinness record for the number of people washing their hands in multiple locations in the Region of the Americas. The record was set on October 14, 2011 to mark the Global Handwashing Day. The contributions by country were as follows:

Peru: 604,246
Mexico: 134,790
Argentina: 1,834