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Global Handwashing Day, October 15

Global Handwashing Day 2017 Planner’s Guide, 6th edition

August 28, 2017

Updated for 2017, this Planner’s Guide will help you plan a successful Global Handwashing Day event. The Planner’s Guide is also available in French and Spanish.

From providing step-by-step instructions to easy-to-use tools, the Global Handwashing Day 2017 Planner’s Guide explores the importance of handwashing with soap and features:

  • Spotlights on current big ideas in handwashing, such as:

1) the connection between hygiene and gender (pg. 17),
2) the importance of handwashing for a healthy start (pg. 22), and
3) the importance of sustaining handwashing with soap habits (pg. 29)

  • Tools to help planners assess the impact of your campaign (pg. 52)
  • Suggestions for promoting hygiene beyond October 15 (pg. 72)
  • And much more!

Once you’ve designed your Global Handwashing Day campaign or event, let us know how you plan to celebrate here: For additional inspiration and resources, please visit the Global Handwashing Day website.

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