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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Kiribati

October 5, 2017

Global Handwashing Day is celebrated nationwide in Kiribati with specific activities on national and local level. Expected number participants: 20,000; and beneficiaries: 100,000. Activities will include: Advocacy: Adoption of national handwashing policy, drafted by  Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, and partners; endorsed by the cabinet.  Awareness: The best and most suitable handwashing station competition in […]

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UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Bolivia

October 2, 2017

Under the leadership of the Ministry of Environment and Water, and in cooperation with Save The Children, Sumaj Huasi, Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, UNICEF will celebrate Global Handwashing 207 in Bolivia. This celebration will include population-wide demonstrations of proper handwashing techniques and the distribution of informational materials […]

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Community Water and Sanitation Agency, WaterAid, UNICEF, USAID, Ghana Education Services, and more collaborate throughout Ghana

December 12, 2016

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) coordinated activities in 7 regions of Ghana in partnership with WaterAid, USAID, World Vision Ghana, UNICEF, Plan Ghana, Global Communities, Ghana Education Service, and district assemblies. The national program was organised in the Upper West Region. Most of […]

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Webinar Summary: Fostering WASH & Wellbeing in the Workplace

November 23, 2016

According to the U.N. Joint Monitoring Programme, 2.4 billion people globally do not have access to a toilet, and of them, nearly 1 billion people defecate in the open. The Sustainable Development Goal 6 Target 2 mandates that access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) […]

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UNICEF-Iraq celebrates with 20,000 schoolchildren

November 15, 2016

UNICEF in Iraq supported several thematic campaigns with effective C4D messaging for its Global Handwashing Day event via its implementing partners, as well as well trained volunteer groups from the ministry of youth and sports. Over 20,495 schoolchildren (8,054 girls and 12,441 boys) in Iraq actively […]

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World Vision, UNICEF, and Caritas support the Namwala District Council to celebrate in Zambia

November 8, 2016

The Namwala District Council held a school-based celebration, which was organised by the District Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Education (D-WASHE) Committee and supported by World Vision, UNICEF, and Caritas. 789 people, including government heads, pupils, teachers, and community members celebrated by installing 68 tippy taps around the Itapa […]

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Bauchi State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency and UNICEF celebrate in Nigeria

November 7, 2016

Bauchi State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency and UNICEF commemorated Global Handwashing Day on the 25th of October. Over 2,000 people participated, with high profile dignitaries, such as the state governor, state commissioners, UNICEF Bauchi Chief of Field Office, the local government council chairmen, members […]

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Upcoming webinar: Fostering WASH & Wellbeing at Work–Exploring the impact of sanitation and hygiene in the workplace

November 1, 2016

The Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing is hosting a webinar on November 21 at 9 am EST to celebrate World Toilet Day and shine a spotlight on the importance of sanitation and hygiene in the workplace for employee health and wellbeing. Participants will learn from experts […]

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Daniel Iroegbu Global Health Foundation celebrates with WSSCC, UNICEF, and others

October 26, 2016

The Daniel Iroegbu Global Health Foundation in Nigeria celebrated Global Handwashing Day with school-based handwashing and sanitation behavioural change mobilization activities; The program was organized in different school with over 30,000 students participants. The Foundation partnered with WSSCC, UNICEF, Bulger Family Hygiene and Ministry of Education […]

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UNICEF Uzbekistan celebrates with 10,000 schoolchildren

October 20, 2016

UNICEF Uzbekistan celebrated with campaign to promote the practice of handwashing with soap aiming to reach about 10,000 schoolchildren, caregivers and school administrators in five regions of Uzbekistan through celebrity engagement and ‘edutainment’ approach. Social media campaign was used to enhance dialogue in the digital space, while partnerships with […]

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