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Upcoming Event Unite for Universal Hand Hygiene

July 7, 2022

The Global Handwashing Partnership is thrilled to announce the theme of this year’s Global Handwashing Day, “Unite for Universal Hand Hygiene.” According to the latest WHO/UNICEF JMP Report, we must quadruple current rates of progress to achieve the hygiene targets highlighted under Sustainable Development Goals […]

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New Resource NEW RESOURCE: Handwashing Stations Database

May 5, 2022

According to the latest estimates, 3 billion people – 40% of the world’s population – do not have a place in their homes to wash their hands with water and soap. Three quarters of those who lack access to water and soap live in the […]

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New Resource NEW RESOURCE: 2021 Hand Hygiene Research Summary

April 15, 2022

We are excited to announce the 2021 hand hygiene research summary is out now! For the past 10 years, the Global Handwashing Partnership has synthesized the latest hand hygiene research through annual research summaries. These summaries compile the latest evidence and key findings and provide […]

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New Resource Global Handwashing Day 2021 Reaches Over 2 Billion People

February 28, 2022

We are excited to release the Global Handwashing Day 2021 Report here. Global Handwashing Day is a global advocacy day dedicated to celebrating and advocating for hand hygiene as an effective, affordable way to prevent diseases. Celebrated every October 15, it is an opportunity to design, […]

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New Post Exploring Water Recycling for Handwashing

October 26, 2021

Gravit`eau handwashing systems recycle water and reduce water consumption to about 5 ml of water per hand wash. The gravity-driven autarkic setup works without a power supply. We share the results of a 12-month evaluation of the Gravit`eau handwashing systems in a refugee camp in […]

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