The Global Handwashing Partnership (GHP) works to develop and share knowledge to strengthen handwashing implementation. We also work to build political commitment and trigger action to promote handwashing at local, national, and international levels, including through advocacy initiatives such as Global Handwashing Day.
The GHP helps implementers, corporations, and governments drive handwashing promotion and behavior change forward in meaningful ways. The GHP also works across sectors to engage those who work in advocacy, sanitation, nutrition, health, and education.
Our work centers around two specific objective areas. We work to:
We are committed to equity in our work and in hygiene programming more broadly, including for gender, disability, socio-economic status, and other areas. Read our history to learn about the GHP’s previous accomplishments.
We leverage partnerships to spur innovation, increase awareness, share knowledge, increase reach, and improve the overall impact of handwashing promotion and practice. This includes:
Want to read more about our work? Read our 2017 Annual Report.
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