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The Global Handwashing Partnership

Global Handwashing Day Leader Commitments

October 16, 2020

On Global Handwashing Day 2020, high-level representatives across government, private sector, and civil society committed to accelerating progress toward Hand Hygiene for All.  

The Handwashing Handbook

October 14, 2020

The Handwashing Handbook is based on the experience of the Global Handwashing Partnership and presents best practices and new concepts to improve the uptake of handwashing. The Handwashing Handbook focuses on: Making the Case for Handwashing Designing and Implementing Handwashing Programs Improving Handwashing in Specific […]

Making the Case for Handwashing with Governments and Funders

October 14, 2020

This presentation discusses the roles of governments and funders, as well as drivers of interest for handwashing investment.

Making the Case for Handwashing within Private Sector

October 13, 2020

This presentation provides an overview of how to make the case for handwashing within the private sector. A video from Colgate-Palmolive shows the current efforts of GHP private sector partners to promote handwashing.

The Case for Handwashing

October 13, 2020

In this presentation, Dr. David Berendes discusses the case for handwashing.

[Webinar Summary] Making the Case for Handwashing

October 2, 2020

On October 1, 2020, the Global Handwashing Partnership launched the Handwashing Thursday Series. The series aims to amplify the launch of the Partnership’s upcoming publication: The Handwashing Handbook. The handbook will serve as an all-in-one resource for handwashing programming and is set to launch on […]

Global Handwashing Day 2020 Fact Sheet

September 8, 2020

This fact sheet explains the research and rationale behind this year’s Global Handwashing Day theme, “Hand Hygiene for All”. Read the fact sheet for more information on the recent Hand Hygiene for All initiative, in which this year’s theme is based on, and other information […]

Global Handwashing Day 2020 Infographic: Hand Hygiene for All

August 12, 2020

This year’s theme reminds us that we must work toward universal access and practice of handwashing with soap for now and for a healthy future. Read this infographic to learn more about the theme and what you can do for Global Handwashing Day! This infographic […]

Hand Hygiene for All Launch Document

July 16, 2020

The Hand Hygiene for All initiative aims to move the world towards this goal: supporting the most vulnerable communities with the means to protect their health and environment. This launch document provides an overview of the initiative’s objectives and aims.

Hand Hygiene for All Joint Statement

July 16, 2020

This joint statement by UNICEF’s Executive Director, Henrietta Fore, and WHO’s Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, provides an overview of the need for and aim of the Hand Hygiene for All Initiative. 


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