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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 29, 2015

*New* Global Handwashing Day Activity Sheet

Raise a Hand for Hygiene Activity Sheet Developed by the American Cleaning Institute®, This full color, 2-sided resource includes steps for washing hands properly and reminders for when to wash your hands. The back includes directions for a craft, song and game you can do […]

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August 4, 2015

Announcing the theme for Global Handwashing Day 2015: Raise a Hand for Hygiene!

This year’s theme for Global Handwashing Day is “Raise a hand for hygiene”! This theme is action-oriented and can be used particularly well for advocacy purposes. For instance, the act of raising a hand is one of affiliation. You can and should identify yourself as […]

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March 19, 2015

#WaterIs Health: Celebrate World Water Day on March 22

If you think about it, water links to almost everything in the world. Health. Nature. Urbanization. Industry. Energy. Food. Equality. Don’t believe us? Well, challenge yourself to come up with something completely non-water related. Try a soccer ball. No water? Sorry. The material used for […]

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