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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Syria

April 2, 2018

UNICEF in Syria hosted several events and activities including: Hand activity: a rubber inflatable palm thrown on the ground several times and Children shake hands and then clarify that the hands became contaminated as a result of shake hands with this palm, Story activity: a […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Kenya

April 2, 2018

The WASH and Nutrition sections of UNICEF in Kenya collaborated to celebrate in Kajiado County. The Ministry of Health was the Government lead for the day. UNICEF supported the celebration activities (drama, poetry, music, speeches), and contributes to writing and funding the newspaper supplement. More […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Timor-Leste

April 2, 2018

To celebrate 2017 Global Handwashing Day with a National Workshop at National Hospital Guido Valadares Dili, Timor Leste, with over 100 people participating. Also to celebrate Global Handwashing Day 2017 with National Campaign on Handwashing with soap through banners around Dili City and at in and […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Palestine

April 2, 2018

In 2017, UNICEF in the State of Palestine continued to support the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE) to strengthen, scale up and mainstream Global Handwashing Day (GHD) components into the MoEHE’s action plan. As for the past years, GHD in the State of […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Myanmar

April 2, 2018

UNICEF and Social Vision Services, with the help from government township administrators and EAO representative in Kayin State. Events at primary schools brought together community members, teachers, and heath staff. Celebrations were a fun opportunity to showcase and practice health and hygiene dos and don’ts […]

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UNICEF & WSUP celebrate Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Mozambique

April 2, 2018

Communities in Nampula and Zambezia provinces celebrated the day with activities that included handwashing demonstrations, hygiene promotion at the critical moments, speeches, an interactive quiz session on handwashing. UNICEF provided 1,000 brochures on handwashing for the event. In Maputo, students at 11 schools attended lectures […]

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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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UNICEF and partners celebrate Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Jordan

April 2, 2018

UNICEF and ACTED held events on October 15, 17, and 19 in Zaatari Refugee camp targeting children, adults and with activities taking place in ACTED community centers & districts schools. Activities included handwashing competition, games, Face painting, puppet show, video presentations.  In addition soap bars were distributed […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Uganda

April 2, 2018

A total of 4 primary schools participated in the event (Alolololo p/s, Omoro South P/s, Okokolako P/s and Angetta P/s). Each school performed a skit in relation to improved sanitation and hygiene and this was done by the WASH clubs of these schools. 1,000 people participated, […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in China

April 2, 2018

Global Handwashing Day celebration activities were organized in three CATS and six WASH in CFS project counties, 8 provinces in China. One poster and one leaflet, theme of “Our Hands, Our Future”, were developed and more than 110,000 copies were printed and distributed to 1,242 […]

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