September 7, 2017
You may already know a lot about how, when, and why to wash your hands with soap to protect your own health. But how does that act contribute to a healthier world? Find out how much you know about how handwashing matters for public health, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 11, 2016
UNICEF, a GHP 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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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