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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Burundi

April 1, 2018

Teachers and members of the management committees of 15 schools of Kabezi commune are sensitized on best hygiene practices in school including handwashing with soap during critical moments among 10,754 pupils and 111 teachers and management committee members. 25 journalists were trained on handwashing with soap […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Angola

April 1, 2018

UNICEF celebrated by playing games and by practicing group handwashing in several provinces, including Moxico and Bié, reaching 4,865 students and 228 teachers.

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UNICEF celebrates in Mongolia

April 1, 2018

In 2017, UNICEF Mongolia organized a month-long campaign to mark the joint anniversary of “Global Handwashing Day (October 15)” and “World Toilet Day (November 19)” in cooperation with the Education Department of Ulaanbaatar City, WASH Action of Mongolia NGO and MONOS cosmetic company with the […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Rwanda

April 1, 2018

In 2017, Global Handwashing Day was celebrated in Rwanda within an integrated ‘Maternal Child Health Week’. At an event in Nyamagabe district, over 2,000 people gathered to hear Her Excellency Diane Gashumba, Minister of Health speak about the importance of handwashing with soap, and watch […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Fiji

April 1, 2018

Together with the Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts and local partner Fijian Teachers Association, UNICEF visited special schools exclusive to children with a disability to draw stories and experiences of handwashing at schools. Interviews with teachers on the impact of handwashing, challenges and positive […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in the Solomon Islands

April 1, 2018

Letter from the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development to all schools requesting installing of handwashing facilities. Awareness and key messages on the importance of handwashing and the role of UNICEF disseminated via radio, news articles and interviews. Inauguration of newly constructed handwashing stations […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Vanuatu

April 1, 2018

National behavior change campaign led by the Ministry of Health through live demonstrations in Shefa province, Port Vila. Demonstrations through games and songs in evacuation centers and internally displaced camps with more than 1,226 men, women and children. Demonstration and advocacy at the Maternal and […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Yemen

April 1, 2018

Global Handwashing Day celebrated in Yemen by over than 1.4 million students and children in 3,513 schools in 15 governorates. 6,000,000 soap bars have distributed, every student received soap and participated in hygiene promotion activities (events, posters, competitions, etc) were implemented.

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Sudan

April 1, 2018

Global Handwashing Day was celebrated across Sudan starting from October 15 and throughout November. Following the major acute watery diarrhea (AWD) outbreak that affected more than 36,000 people in Sudan since August 2016 Global Handwashing Day was used as an occasion to motivate and mobilize […]

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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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