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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 9, 2020

Global Leaders are Calling to Accelerate Action Toward Hand Hygiene for All

The COVID-19 pandemic provides a stark reminder that one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of a disease is also one of the simplest: hand hygiene. To beat COVID-19 today and ensure better health outcomes beyond the pandemic, hand hygiene must be […]

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October 8, 2020

Global Handwashing Day 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – October 8, 2020. Every year on October 15, millions of people celebrate Global Handwashing Day through worldwide celebrations, events, and advocacy campaigns. The day was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership in 2008 to help communities, advocates, and leaders spread the word […]

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October 7, 2020

H is for Handwashing

By: Aarti Daryanani, Unilever-Lifebuoy Handwashing has never been more important. As the world marks Global Handwashing Day while fighting the COVID-19 global pandemic, Unilever-Lifebuoy wants to make sure handwashing gets the attention it deserves. Children have been learning the letters of the alphabet for hundreds […]

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October 2, 2020

[Webinar Summary] Making the Case for Handwashing

By: Lily McCann, FHI 360/Global Handwashing Partnership On October 1, 2020, the Global Handwashing Partnership launched the Handwashing Thursday Series. The series aims to amplify the launch of the Partnership’s upcoming publication: The Handwashing Handbook. The handbook will serve as an all-in-one resource for handwashing […]

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