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CFID Celebrates GHD 2015 in Nigeria

November 16, 2015

Organizer: Centre for Information and Development (CFID) Number of Participants: 1,000 children CFID took this year’s hand washing campaign to three regular and one Special School for Handicapped Children. In each of the schools the team engaged the pupils with the entry song ‘wash your hands,’ […]

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Zuru, Nigeria Celebrates Global Handwashing Day

October 27, 2015

Organizer: Taiwo Seun James Number of Participants: 400 Along with a friend, James visited 2 schools (Army Day Schools and Radiating International schools). At each venue, the event started with James asking if the students knew about the Global Handwashing Day, and only one student mentioned she had […]

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AWODECI celebrates Global Handwashing Day in Nigeria

October 27, 2015

Where: Osun State, Nigeria Organization: AWODECI Assist Women and Develop Children Initiative (AWODECI), a non profit oriented Organization based in Ede North LGA of Osun State Nigeria, celebrated Global Handwashing Day  with a kick off at Alusekere primary School Ede.

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UNICEF Celebrates GHD 2015 in Nigeria

October 26, 2015

Organizer: UNICEF Number of Participants: 56 people (for handwashing demonstrations) One of the high-level advocacy events for Global Handwashing Day was held in Katsina state, Nigeria where the Permanent Secretary, Katsina State Ministry of Environment, led community members of the EEC Complex (compromised of the […]

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Nigeria Youth Action for Water Celebrates GHD 2015

October 26, 2015

Organizer: Nigeria Youth Action for Water Number of Participants: Over 700 students Our Global Handwashing Day event was held in two primary schools: Christ Anglican Primary School and St Peter’s Demonstration School. It was sponsored by Saponaria Industries, the manufacturer of Sanitol Medicated Soap. They […]

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Med-Q Health Celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2015

October 26, 2015

Number of Participants: 100 Organizer: Med-Q Health The event was held in primary schools in Lagos state Nigeria. The event was hosted by 7 people. It was an inspiring event, the teachers and students were very happy, and because of the event the students now […]

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Pharmacist engages students on Global Handwashing Day in Nigeria

October 21, 2015

Where: Nigeria Organizer: Elbeth Community Pharma Plus Timeyin, from Elbeth Community Pharma Plus, visited schools to present the importance of handwashing. Elbeth’s Handwashing PhotoPlay material and posters were distributed to the students.   

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ANEEJ organizes events at 10 schools

October 21, 2015

Where: Edo State, Nigeria Organizer: Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) Number of Participants: 300 ANEEJ marks the 2015 Global Handwashing Day through an enlightenment campaign in 10 government and private schools on how and when to wash their hands. The activities included practical demonstration […]

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Clean Hands: Preventing Ebola in Nigeria

March 12, 2015

Location: Nigeria Participants: 2,000 Organizer: International Association of World Peace Advocates The International Association of World Peace Advocates promoted handwashing to fight Ebola.

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Handwashing Demo From HealthPlus Pharmacy, Nigeria

March 11, 2015

Location: Lagos, Nigeria Participants: 1,200 Organizations: HealthPlus Pharmacy HealthPlus Pharmacy, Nigeria made a short video demonstrating the WHO-approved handwashing technique. This video was made available on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter as they are very relevant means of mass communication. The video was also circulated in-house, […]

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