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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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February 5, 2018

United Purpose and PZ Cussons Celebrate GHD in Nigeria

For the fourth consecutive year United Purpose and the PZ Cussons Foundation organized Nigeria’s largest Global Handwashing Day (GHD) campaign. This campaign was one of the largest GHD campaigns in the world. In total, more than 46,000 people washed their hands with soap during our […]

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December 28, 2017

Global Handwashing Day in Cambodia: Cleaner Hands for Brighter Futures

A double celebration of the Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Cambodia at Ang Meas Tani Primary School in Kampot province By Alex Winkscha, Regional Coordinator for Cambodia and Lao PDR with the GIZ Regional Fit for School Program. Originally published on 26 December 2017 by GIZ. […]

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December 4, 2017

Case Study: SpaTap Celebrates Global Handwashing Day

Schools are critical places for children to learn good handwashing habits, and proper school handwashing keeps children healthy and ready to learn. This case study from GHP member SpaTap shows one creative way to bring handwashing stations to schools to encourage handwashing on Global Handwashing […]

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November 13, 2017

Beyond October 15: Reflecting on Global Handwashing Day 2017

Global Handwashing Day is dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. The day is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash […]

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