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The Global Handwashing Partnership

Global Handwashing Day 2018 Press Release

October 8, 2018

This press release announces this year’s Global Handwashing Day. It provides information about this year’s theme, “Clean Hands – A recipe for health,” and more information about Global Handwashing Day and its partners.

Global Handwashing Day Lessons for Planners

October 1, 2018

This document provides a review of ten years of Global Handwashing Day celebrations, with recommendations and lessons for planners.

Global Handwashing Day Calls to Action

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.

Global Handwashing Day 2018 Fact Sheet

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!

Infographic: Clean hands – 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 […]

Global Handwashing Day 2018 Social Media Toolkit

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.

Global Handwashing Day Planner’s Guide 2018

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.

Side Session Summary: Sustaining WASH behaviors and practices in healthcare settings

July 23, 2018

In this summary, we highlight the key messages and knowledge points from the roundtable discussion with partners and stakeholders on sustaining behavior and practices at the 41st WEDC conference.

2017 Handwashing Research Summary

May 18, 2018

In this summary, we outline key themes and findings from 117 handwashing-related research papers published in 2017. 

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