Global Handwashing Partnership
Translate Page

Community Forum

page banner image

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.

Featured Posts

January 11, 2016

Concern Universal and Carex soap hosted the largest Global Handwashing Day celebration in Nigeria

Reach School children: 42,000 (Nigeria), 3,000 (UK) Social Media: 350,000 – 500,000 TV & Radio: 2.5 – 3 million (Nigeria) Concern Universal & Carex Soap held the world’s largest and longest celebration of Global Handwashing Day in Nigeria – a country in which 1 in […]

Read Full Post

October 15, 2015

Terre des hommes celebrates in 10 countries

On the occasion of the Global Handwashing Day, Terre des hommes teams worldwide have organised events in ten countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. They aim to reach over 250,000 people with a campaign to wash hands with soap at critical times. Aligned with the Global Public-Private […]

Read Full Post

October 14, 2015

WSUP celebrates around the world!

Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) will celebrate Global Handwashing Day in many countries where they work. See their different plans below! BANGLADESH WSUP, with its partner NGO, will participate in five events in five settlements on 15th October, rally, and handwashing demonstration. […]

Read Full Post

October 9, 2015

Media & Blog Coverage

Global Handwashing Day is truly global! Below you can see which blogs and news articles have been published stories about Global Handwashing Day. Have one to add? Email contact (@) globalhandwashing.org. Global Action Against Hunger: Marking Global Handwashing Day in Ebola-impacted Sierra Leone  Beyond 5 blog: Handwashing: The […]

Read Full Post

Want to stay connected?

Subscribe to our mailing list to receive regular updates from the Global Handwashing Partnership or follow us on social media.