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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 5, 2015

Global Handwashing Day Celebrant Spotlight: Concern Universal and Carex Soap invite you to join them in making a song & dance about hygiene!

Concern Universal and Carex Soap are running a month-long campaign that it aims to be the biggest celebration of Global Handwashing Day the world has ever seen! We aim to reach 1 million school children in Nigeria, thousands more in the UK, and millions of […]

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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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