October 15 is Global Handwashing Day, a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives.
Leveraging the learnings from recent years, the time to accelerate hand hygiene progress is now – and it requires a collective effort to enact real change. As the world moves beyond COVID-19 to our new normal, we must unite for universal hand hygiene.
No matter your role, you can celebrate Global Handwashing Day!
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This article was originally published on FHI 360’s website. By: Aarin Palomares and Morgan Toth The past five to ten years highlight the increasing focus on delivering more inclusive water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programming. Spurred on by the Sustainable Development Goals, program implementers must […]
By: Mushtaq Dualeh, CDC Global WASH in the time of COVID-19 Increasing access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure and hygiene practices are key to reducing the spread of diseases. During the COVID-19 pandemic, hygiene practices like handwashing and environmental cleaning were identified as […]
By: Yuki Cui, Global Handwashing Partnership On October 15 of every year, Global Handwashing Day (GHD) is dedicated to raising awareness, understanding, and commitment to promote handwashing as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. The importance and cross-cutting benefits of […]
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