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Save the Children celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Kenya

April 3, 2018

Save the Children worked with schools in Mandera and Turkana counties to mark this day. In Mandera West, a total of 1,500 students participated and performed skits and poems with handwashing messages. The best school was awarded at the end of the event. In Turkana, […]

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Save the Children celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in India

April 2, 2018

Save the Children celebrated the Global Hand washing with children in community and schools. In total, 1420 children participated in these events. Save the Children formed Child Health and Education Clubs in schools and trained and orient these clubs on different health and hygiene and […]

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Oxfam celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 with partners in South Sudan

April 1, 2018

Oxfam South Sudan joined the world in celebrating Global Handwashing Day, reaching a total of 29 780 people. Activities included handwashing demonstrations, public addresses, handwashing competitions amongst school children, tippy tap installations, and radio shows on the history of handwashing and its importance on local […]

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Save the Children celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Vietnam

October 31, 2017

In celebration of Global Handwashing Day, Save the Children organized handwahsing events and demonstrations, engaging 1,500 students from primary and secondary schools in Thuy Nguyen district, Hai Phong city. Save the Children held its main event and a series of school-based activities to promote handwashing. The […]

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The Suryaa Hotel & Save the Children celebrate Global Handwashing Day 2017 in India

October 30, 2017

The Suryaa five-star deluxe hotel in New Delhi and Save the Children celebrated Global Handwashing Day in Khizrabad with 50 underprivileged children aged 6 to 12. Activities included: Kids were shown a small presentation on importance of hand washing, when and how to wash hands. […]

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Save the Children celebrate Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Armenia

October 29, 2017

Save the Children Armenia project organized a series of events  to celebrate Global Handwashing Day in newly established ECCDs within Action for Child Health and Education (ACHE) project being implemented by Save the Children Armenian Representation office. The info on Global Handwashing Day was also streamed […]

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Event Summary: WASH Counts in Healthcare Facilities – From awareness to action

May 4, 2017

The lack of access to an improved water source and availability of soap at many healthcare facilities (HCF) in resource-limited settings is a real problem. This along with the gaps in the awareness of the importance of enhanced hygiene and infection prevention undercut the ability […]

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Upcoming Webinar: WASH Counts in Healthcare Facilities!

April 12, 2017

Did you know that an estimated 15% of patients develop one or more infections during a hospital stay and that at any given time 10 of every 100 hospitalized patients in developing countries acquire at least one healthcare-associated infection? The lack of access to an […]

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Save the Children Vietnam celebrates in Hai Phong city for around 1500 students

October 20, 2016

Save the Children Vietnam celebrated Global Handwashing Day in Hai Phong city for around 1500 students coming from 3 primary schools. Participating in the event, students had opportunity to learn about the importance of hand washing through interactive questions, and performances. Then, they took turn to […]

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UNICEF in Bolivia Celebrates Global Handwashing Day

October 27, 2015

When: October 15 and the two weeks that follow Organizers: UNICEF, Ministry of Water and Environment, Save the Children, Plan Int. Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, Sodis, and Sumaj Huasi Bolivia celebrated the Global Handwashing Day at the national and subnational level. At our main event, we […]

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