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Global Handwashing Day 2017 Social Media Toolkit

August 2, 2017

The Global Handwashing Day social media campaign aims to create a global buzz about handwashing and to inspire increased promotion and practice of  handwashing globally. Social media tools reach millions of individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and government officials around the world. Social media tools allow Global Handwashing […]

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Highlights from the Global Handwashing Day 2017 Planning Call

June 27, 2017

On June 21st, the Global Handwashing Partnership (GHP) held its first Global Handwashing Day planning call to kick off planning efforts for this year’s celebration. Download the planning call’s slide deck and notes for highlights from the call, including: Overall results and success stories from 2016, Theme discussion for 2017, The different […]

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Global Handwashing Day 2016 Report

February 28, 2017

Global Handwashing Day occurs annually on October 15. In 2016, more than 213 million people around the world rallied around the theme “Make Handwashing a Habit”. As the driving force behind Global Handwashing Day, the Global Handwashing Partnership developed this Global Handwashing Day 2016 Report […]

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Additional handwashing resources from UNICEF

October 11, 2016

UNICEF, a PPPHW Steering Committee member, has a number of resources designed to help water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) programs achieve a greater impact. The following tools provide many great ways for implementers to better promote handwashing habit formation both on and after Global Handwashing Day. Three Star […]

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Habits matter for Global Handwashing Day. This is why you should promote them!

October 7, 2016

By Bijan Manavizadeh Celebrated annually on October 15, Global Handwashing Day is a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. This year’s theme […]

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Why Make Handwashing a Habit? An explanation of the Global Handwashing Day 2016 theme.

September 19, 2016

No matter where a baby is born, their parents are united by a common hope: that their child will grow up to be healthy, successful, and happy. And yet, for too many, these dreams aren’t realized. In 2016, 5.9 million children died before celebrating their […]

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A Cause for Celebration: Global Handwashing Day 2016

August 18, 2016

Originally published on the Clean, Fed & Nurtured website. Every October 15, hundreds of thousands of schools, community groups, organizations, and governments join together to promote handwashing with soap and celebrate Global Handwashing Day. This year is no different. Handwashing with soap is most often […]

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Global Handwashing Day at Arsiri Central Hospital

February 29, 2016

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka Participants:   Organizations: Arsiri Central Hospital On 15 October, 2015, the Arsiri Central Hospital in Sri Lanka, led by the Infection Control Department, celebrated the Global Handwashing Day in 2015 by hosting a quiz and poster competition. The winning posters are featured below.

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WSUP celebrates around the world!

October 14, 2015

Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) will celebrate Global Handwashing Day in many countries where they work. See their different plans below! BANGLADESH WSUP, with its partner NGO, will participate in five events in five settlements on 15th October, rally, and handwashing demonstration. […]

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