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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 3, 2019

Clean Hands for All with Essity

By: Reneé Remijnse, Essity   Over 1.3 billion people worldwide live with disabilities. Hygiene is a basic right and should be available and accessible for all. Tork products promote clean hands for all with dispensers that are ‘Easy to Use ‘certified for people with limited […]

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October 2, 2019

Clean hands for all is impossible without a tap!

By: Stuart Mason, SPATAP When I grew up in London during the ’70s, my mother would repeat the mantra of, “Wash your hands, wash your hands.” It was drummed into me and it was easy to do. I would walk to the bathroom, turn on […]

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October 1, 2019

How to get involved this Global Handwashing Day

By: Aarin Palomares, Global Handwashing Partnership Global Handwashing Day is happening on October 15! Every year, Global Handwashing Day serves as an opportunity to increase awareness and understanding of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. The […]

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June 28, 2019

The 2018 Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank Report: Perspectives from a WASH Sector Lead

By: Dr. Arne Panesar, Head of the GIZ Sector Program “Sustainable Sanitation” The Global Handwashing Partnership’s Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank in October 2018 brought hygiene experts from multiple sectors together to share their knowledge on learning and action in handwashing behavior change. Now, the […]

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