September 13, 2018
This document lists some key actions that Global Handwashing Day celebrants may promote among their target audiences. These messages are intended to guide celebrants and may be adapted to fit the appropriate context.
August 30, 2018
This fact sheet explains the research behind this year’s Global Handwashing Day theme. Read the fact sheet for a brief explanation of how handwashing connects with food hygiene and nutrition, and why clean hands are a recipe for health!
August 9, 2018
The theme for Global Handwashing Day 2018 focuses on handwashing, food hygiene, and nutrition. Our tagline, ‘clean hands- a recipe for health’, reminds us to make handwashing a part of every meal. Read this infographic to learn more about the theme and what you can […]
August 8, 2018
Updated for 2018, this social media toolkit has sample messages, images, and graphics to help celebrants and handwashing champions spread the word about Global Handwashing Day This toolkit includes: Crafted messages about Global Handwashing Day for Twitter, Facebook, and blogs Shareable images with 4 food […]
August 7, 2018
Updated for 2018, this Planner’s Guide will help you plan a successful Global Handwashing Day event. This guide provides background information on this year’s theme, step-by-step instructions, and easy-to-use tools, exploring the importance of handwashing with soap. This guide features: Spotlights on big ideas in […]
July 23, 2018
At the 41st WEDC conference, the Global Handwashing Partnership, Aquatabs, Amref Health Africa, Tufts University, and World Vision convened a discussion on sustaining behaviors and practices for water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in health facilities to improve patient safety and quality of care. This summary covers the key points from the presentations and discussions at the session, and all presentations are […]
May 18, 2018
In this summary, we outline key themes and findings from 117 handwashing-related research papers published in 2017. This summary presents the overarching findings of the literature on handwashing, and explores specific data and context. Key themes include access and coverage; benefits of handwashing; measuring handwashing […]
May 15, 2018
This video showcases a partnership between Lifebuoy and Oxfam to promote handwashing with soap in emergency settings. This partnership brought together Lifebuoy’s behaviour change and communications expertise and Oxfam’s humanitarian and public health response experience to demonstrate the positive difference a public-private sector partnership can make […]
May 15, 2018
Unilever soap brand Lifebuoy has partnered with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) to promote the importance of handwashing with soap at key occasions. This video shows how the program takes a creative approach to empower Girl Guides to develop good […]
April 26, 2018
May 5th marks two important global advocacy days — Hand Hygiene Day and International Day of the Midwife. This infographic introduces the key data on hand hygiene and sepsis, and shares what you can do to support health workers and prevent sepsis.
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