Published: March 7, 2017
Between July and December 2016, we identified 37 relevant peer-reviewed studies on handwashing. Learn about key findings during this time period in this handwashing research summary from the second half of 2016.
Published: December 30, 2016
The St. Louis County Department of Public Health worked diligently for six months to create an effective handwashing campaign for distribution to their community. Since the campaign began in October, they have been promoting these efforts on a national, and even international level, to encourage others to help in preventing […]
Published: August 9, 2016
Cholera is a diarrheal disease that has a substantial impact on public health. Each year, it affects the lives of millions of people, especially those who live in conditions that are not conducive to practicing preventive measures. Cholera contributes to the deaths of tens of […]
Published: August 8, 2016
Between January and June 2016, 32 relevant peer-reviewed studies on handwashing were identified. Learn about key findings during this time period in this Handwashing Research Summary.
Published: July 27, 2016
Updated for 2016, this Planner’s Guide will help you plan a successful Global Handwashing Day event. A French translation of the 2016 Planner’s Guide is also available. From providing step-by-step instructions to planning an event, easy-to-use tools, and detailed information about the importance of handwashing, the 2016 Global Handwashing Day Planner’s Guide […]
Published: June 29, 2016
Updated for 2016, this social media toolkit has sample messages, blog ideas, and resources to help celebrants and handwashing champions spread the word about Global Handwashing Day.
Published: May 31, 2016
In 2015, millions of people rallied around the slogan “Raise a Hand for Hygiene” and celebrated Global Handwashing Day. This report tells the story of Global Handwashing Day in 2015.
Published: April 27, 2016
The facts about handwashing are clear. It prevents illness–from the commonplace such as influenza, diarrhea, and pneumonia–to the rare, yet deadly–such as Ebola. Its benefits are far reaching as it impacts not only health, but also nutrition, education, and equity. And, in addition to being […]
Published: January 27, 2016
A recent Lancet paper ranked handwashing in 21st place as a leading cause of Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) globally, stating: “The finding that no handwashing with soap is a global risk present in all regions is a reminder that this nexus of risks is relevant to […]
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