The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently launched Life is Better with Clean Hands, a new handwashing campaign designed to motivate adults to make clean hands part of their daily lives and encourage parents and caregivers to be handwashing role models for […]
This fact sheet explains the research behind this year’s Global Handwashing Day theme, “Clean Hands for All”. Read the fact sheet for more information on handwashing equity and learn why clean hands for all is so important!
This poster, designed for children, shows the key times for handwashing and demonstrates how to properly wash hands. This poster is available in: Arabic, Czech, Dutch, English, French, Indonesian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Updated for 2019, this social media toolkit has sample messages, templates, and graphics to help handwashing champions spread the word about Global Handwashing Day. This toolkit includes: Crafted messages about Global Handwashing Day for social media platforms and blogs Shareable graphics with this year’s […]
In crisis-affected settings, humanitarian organizations are often responsible for providing or repairing handwashing facilities that encourage handwashing among affected populations. This guide provides important factors to consider when designing handwashing facilities to encourage behavior change.
Maria Greskowiak, BSN, RN, CHPN has been a nurse for over 20 years, and is currently an Infection Preventionist and the Manager of Education for Gulfside Healthcare Services in Tampa, Florida. Through her roles, she works to highlight the importance of hand hygiene throughout the […]