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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 14, 2016

Five Things I’ve Learned from Accidentally Starting a Handwashing Program

By Barclay Martin I never set out to run a handwashing initiative. In fact, this whole project started because I love music, culture and people. What began as a simple idea for a week of art projects bloomed into a completely new story of health […]

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October 12, 2016

A Global Handwashing Day Infographic from Clinell Direct

In celebration of Global Handwashing Day, Clinell Direct, dives into facts about hand hygiene in the UK. View their infographic here to learn more and be inspired to improve your own handwashing habit.  

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October 11, 2016

Additional handwashing resources from UNICEF

UNICEF, a GHP Steering Committee member, has a number of resources designed to help water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) programs achieve a greater impact. The following tools provide many great ways for implementers to better promote handwashing habit formation both on and after Global Handwashing Day. Three Star […]

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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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