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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 2017 Press Release

October 9, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – October 9, 2017. On October 15th, hundreds of millions of people around the world will celebrate Global Handwashing Day. Global Handwashing Day was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership, an international coalition of organizations working to promote handwashing with soap. Handwashing with […]

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Dow Supports Global Handwashing Day with the When, How and Why of Handwashing Infographic

October 14, 2016

Aligned to the ‘Leading the Blueprint’ 2025 Sustainability Goal, Dow supports the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing (PPPHW) to promote the simple, healthy practice of handwashing. Each year October 15 marks global handwashing day, a time for awareness and education around the benefits of handwashing with soap. To […]

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Handwashing is not optional for restaurant workers: It is essential for public health

February 4, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 4, 2015. Handwashing with soap is a cornerstone of public health and disease prevention. Each year in the United States there are approximately 48 million cases of food-borne illness, over half of which are associated with restaurants. To fight the spread […]

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Good Handwashing Key To A Healthy Holiday Season

December 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 17, 2014.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently warned that this year’s flu season might be particularly severe, and some states are already reporting spikes in influenza. With the holidays also in full swing, the Global Public-Private Partnership […]

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