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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, “Clean hands for all,” focuses on the importance of handwashing equity. This community forum serves as a conversational space that curates, collects, and maintains resources, blogs, and content for Global Handwashing Day. Learn more.

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September 18, 2018

Global Handwashing Day 2018 Planner’s Guide available in French and Spanish!

The Global Handwashing Day 2018 Planner’s Guide is now available in French and Spanish. You can access it on our Global Handwashing Day resources page here. For questions about planning a celebration, please e-mail us at Once you’ve designed your Global Handwashing Day campaign or event, let […]

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August 9, 2018

Global Handwashing Day Planner’s Guide and Social Media Toolkit are out now!

The 2018 Global Handwashing Day Planner’s Guide and Social Media Toolkit are now available! The Global Handwashing Partnership developed the Planner’s Guide and Social Media Toolkit to help planners with their Global Handwashing Day events or campaigns. The Planner’s Guide serves as an all-in-one resource, […]

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July 3, 2018

Global Handwashing Day 2018: Clean hands- a recipe for health

October 15th is Global Handwashing Day! This year, the Global Handwashing Day theme focuses on the links between handwashing and food – including food hygiene and nutrition. Handwashing is an important part of keeping food safe, preventing diseases, and helping children grow strong. Our tagline, […]

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May 14, 2018

Global Handwashing Day Feedback Survey

As the Global Handwashing Partnership prepares for Global Handwashing Day 2018, we want to hear from you! Please take this short survey to share your experience with the impact of Global Handwashing Day, and your feedback on the materials we develop to support Global Handwashing […]

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