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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. This year’s theme, “Unite for Universal Hand Hygiene,” calls for collective action. This community forum serves as a conversational space that curates, collects, and maintains resources, blogs, and content for Global Handwashing Day.

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October 23, 2023

The WASH on Wheels Project

By: Sarit Baum, Head of Partnerships and Communications, NALA   Over 1 billion people worldwide suffer from neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) associated with inadequate access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). Including diseases like trachoma, schistosomiasis, and soil-transmitted helminths (STH), NTDs disproportionately impact marginalized and […]

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October 20, 2023

Fostering a Culture of Health: Empowering Communities through Lifebuoy’s Play and Learn Approach on Global Handwashing Day

By: Parnil Sarin, Brand Director, Lifebuoy Unilever As we commemorate another Global Handwashing Day, the importance of this annual event takes on an even more significant meaning in the context of the challenges the world has faced in recent times. Hand hygiene has proven to […]

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October 19, 2023

[Event Summary] Global Handwashing Day Annual Event

By: Meriam Zegeye, Global Handwashing Partnership On October 11th, the Global Handwashing Partnership hosted its annual Global handwashing Day event to celebrate handwashing progress and energize commitments to handwashing going forward. The event featured global and country level leaders and highlighted opportunities for changemaking at […]

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October 18, 2023

2023 Safeguard Spread Health across China, Handwashing in Action Program Kicks Off at Beijing Water Cube

By: Safeguard China Since 2020, Safeguard has officially launched the #Spread Health across China# program, dedicated to promoting hygiene knowledge and correct handwashing habits to 100 million people. On October 14, 2023, Safeguard, in collaboration with the Population Culture Development Center of National Health Commission, […]

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