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The Global Handwashing Partnership

Global Handwashing Partnership’s 2017 Annual Report

Published: February 21, 2018  /  Published by Global Handwashing Partnership

This report highlights key accomplishments of the Partnership in 2017.


  • Celebrating Global Handwashing Day: This year’s Global Handwashing Day focused on the benefits of handwashing in building healthy futures, and participants hosted celebrations in communities, on national levels, and on social media.
  • Learning about drivers for handwashing behavior change: Our webinar, nudges document, and research summary helped handwashing practitioners leverage behavioral drivers to encourage handwashing with soap.
  • Advocating for the critical role of hygiene in the SDGs: Handwashing with soap has benefits in health, education, equity, and much more. We produced an advocacy brief and used global events to call attention to the life-saving potential of good handwashing habits.

Read the report to learn more about our work in 2017, and to access this year’s top resources.

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