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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, “Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together,” 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 10, 2016

Access Taylor & Francis’ Research Collection around Hygiene & Sanitation this Global Handwashing Day

To mark Global Handwashing Day 2016, and tie in with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation), Taylor & Francis are delighted to offer free access to a research collection around hygiene and sanitation. This research collection demonstrates how hygiene and […]

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October 10, 2016

Virtual Events

Global Handwashing Day is celebrated in countries around the world, but it is also celebrated virtually via social media tools and campaigns, including: October 14 at 10:30 EDT: Live presentation on handwashing hosted by the CDC October 20 at 13:00 GMT: Webinar with David Neal exploring handwashing and the […]

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October 8, 2016

Watch this Global Handwashing Day webinar, hosted by the American Cleaning Institute

Watch this pre-recorded webinar, entitled “Make Handwashing a Habit”, created by the American Cleaning Institute (ACI). In this 30 minute pre-recorded webinar, you will learn from these experts about: -the Science of Handwashing by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), -how handwashing benefits the health of […]

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October 7, 2016

Habits matter. This is why you should promote them!

By Bijan Manavizadeh Celebrated annually on October 15, Global Handwashing Day is a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. This year’s theme […]

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