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Leave No One Behind: Advocacy & Action for Universal WASH

March 22, 2019

By: Aarin Palomares, Global Handwashing Partnership Secretariat On World Water Day, the Global Handwashing Partnership is thrilled to announce that the 2019 Global Handwashing Day theme will focus on “Clean Hands for All.” We will continue advocacy efforts focused on leaving no one behind by […]

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Global Handwashing Day 2018 Press Release

October 8, 2018

      WASHINGTON, DC – Global Handwashing Day is on October 15th. The day is marked by worldwide celebrations, events, and advocacy campaigns. In 2017, more than 500 million people promoted the simple, life-saving act of handwashing with soap on Global Handwashing Day. The […]

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Global Handwashing Day 2018 Planner’s Guide available in French and Spanish!

September 18, 2018

The Global Handwashing Day 2018 Planner’s Guide is now available in French and Spanish. You can access it on our Global Handwashing Day resources page here. For questions about planning a celebration, please e-mail us at contact@globalhandwashing.org. Once you’ve designed your Global Handwashing Day campaign or event, let […]

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Global Handwashing Day 2018: Clean hands- a recipe for health

July 3, 2018

October 15th is Global Handwashing Day! This year, the Global Handwashing Day theme focuses on the links between handwashing and food – including food hygiene and nutrition. Handwashing is an important part of keeping food safe, preventing diseases, and helping children grow strong. Our tagline, […]

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Our Hands, Our Future: Global Handwashing Day 2017 Report

April 2, 2018

The Global Handwashing Day 2017 Report is now available! The Global Handwashing Partnership developed the Global Handwashing Day 2017 Report to tell the story of how Global Handwashing Day was celebrated around the world in 2017. In 2017, more than 520 million people around the world rallied around the […]

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United Purpose and PZ Cussons Celebrate GHD in Nigeria

February 5, 2018

For the fourth consecutive year United Purpose and the PZ Cussons Foundation organized Nigeria’s largest Global Handwashing Day (GHD) campaign. This campaign was one of the largest GHD campaigns in the world. In total, more than 46,000 people washed their hands with soap during our […]

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Global Handwashing Day in Cambodia: Cleaner Hands for Brighter Futures

December 28, 2017

A double celebration of the Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Cambodia at Ang Meas Tani Primary School in Kampot province By Alex Winkscha, Regional Coordinator for Cambodia and Lao PDR with the GIZ Regional Fit for School Program. Originally published on 26 December 2017 by GIZ. […]

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Case Study: SpaTap Celebrates Global Handwashing Day

December 4, 2017

Schools are critical places for children to learn good handwashing habits, and proper school handwashing keeps children healthy and ready to learn. This case study from GHP member SpaTap shows one creative way to bring handwashing stations to schools to encourage handwashing on Global Handwashing […]

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Beyond October 15: Reflecting on Global Handwashing Day 2017

November 13, 2017

Global Handwashing Day is dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. The day is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash […]

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Celebrating Global Handwashing Day 2017 on Facebook Live

October 24, 2017

The Global Handwashing members and partners are celebrating handwashing all month on the Global Handwashing Day Facebook page. Be sure to ‘like’ Global Handwashing Day on Facebook. Then, join us as we go live with handwashing champions to talk about why handwashing with soap is […]

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