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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Madagascar

April 2, 2018

UNICEF held events in eight regions. These events promoted the practice of handwashing with soap through posters in school and handwashing demonstrations among students, which were  supervised by teachers. Campaigns promoting hygiene were also held in health centers to raise awareness of hygiene practices to prevent […]

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Medair Madagascar celebrated in Mananara and Maroantsetra

October 25, 2016

Medair Madagascar celebrated Global Handwashing Day in Mananara and Maroantsetra this year. Activities included games, carnival, and handwashing demonstration amongst students, teachers, village volunteers, the Mananara Mayor, and other local officials. The day ended with a lunch with the Tangalamena, the local ethnic leaders.

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Pivot hosts Global Handwashing Day in Madagascar

October 9, 2016

At the local market, Pivot celebrated by explaining why and how to wash hands through the use of theatre, visuals, and other activities, promoting key messages to prevent communicable diseases such as typhoid fever, diarrhea, etc, at different schools in Kelilalina. This event was attended by […]

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“Practicing handwashing with soap assures my hygiene”

October 21, 2015

Where: Soalandy, Madagascar Organizations: Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Madagascar; Diorano-WASH Coalition; WaterAid; UNICEF; WSUP; GSF in Madagascar; CRS; Scouts Federation Number of Participants: 700 During the event, we mobilized the 30 schools, including students, teachers, the members of the community, the mayor, the political and […]

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Global Handwashing Day in Madagascar

March 11, 2015

Location: Tuléar, Madagascar Participants: 1,400 Organizations: Diorano WASH Coalition On October 17th, 2014, Madagascar put on a huge effort to promote handwashing with soap in their country. Global Handwashing Day stresses the importance of fighting diarrhoea; as washing with soap can cut diarrhoea by up to 50%. […]

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