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UNICEF celebrated Global Handwashing Day in all schools throughout South Sudan

October 20, 2016

UNICEF South Sudan celebrated Global Handwashing Day in all schools throughout South Sudan by having pupils wash hands with soap and clean water and school head/teachers emphasizing on the importance of washing hands to prevent diseases. The main event took place in Juba with more than 4,500 […]

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UNICEF Guinea celebrated in 1401 villages

October 20, 2016

UNICEF Guinea celebrated in 1401 villages in Boké, de Faranah et de N’Zérékoré. They mobilized toolkits, distributed communications tools, and other activities in these villages. At least 724,677 persons will have been reached with Global Handwashing Day messages. UNICEF Guinée a tenu la célébration de la Journée mondiale […]

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UNICEF Papua New Guinea celebrates Global Handwashing Day with 3,000 students

October 20, 2016

About 3,000 students at Coronation Primary School in Port Moresby participated in the Global Handwashing Day, which was hosted by UNICEF. Hundreds of students in Eastern Highlands province participated in Observing Global Hand washing day. Children participated in building innovative tippy taps, designing posters and […]

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UNICEF and Government of Sri Lanka celebrates Global Handwashing Day in every school

October 20, 2016

With the support of the Ministry of Education, UNICEF Sri Lanka organized the Global Handwashing Day celebration 2016 in all schools of Sri Lanka, covering 1.5 million primary and secondary students. They were refreshed of the Day’s importance with specific messages while linking them with their routine WASH […]

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High 5 for Handwashing in Johannesburg

October 19, 2016

On 13 October 2016, Unilever, Gauteng MEC of Education and representatives from UNICEF celebrated the life-saving habit of handwashing with learners and their parents from M.C. Weiler Primary School in Alexandra township, Johannesburg. Unilever’s Lifebuoy reiterated the importance of handwashing through their “High 5 for […]

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The Government of Afghanistan teams up with UNICEF to reach 5 million people in Kabul for Global Handwashing Day

October 18, 2016

The Afghan Ministries of Public Health and Education in collaboration with UNICEF celebrated Global Handwashing Day in Kabul with huge participation of school students, teachers, school management committee members, government officials, and other community stakeholders at one of Kabul’s most-well known schools. More than 1,000,000 students […]

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MEDVAN celebrates Global Handwashing Day with UNICEF and District Swachha Bhartah Mission at school in Sangareddy India

October 18, 2016

Medak District Voluntary Agencies Network (MEDVAN) of India celebrated Global Handwashing Day, in collaboration with UNICEF and the District Swachha Bhartah Mission in Sangareddy. The celebrated was held at Government High School Pothireddy Pally in Sangareddy Mandal. 500 students took part this event, with topics on sanitation. Materials were distributed to school management.

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Centre for Environment Education and UNICEF India educates students on the importance of handwashing with soap in Karnataka State

October 17, 2016

The Centre for Environment Education and UNICEF in India collaborated by celebrating Global Handwashing Day in collaboration with the MD and RDPR departments in 30 districts of Karnataka State, reaching 36,250,379 students in 49,837 schools. The Student Development Committee members at the Centre promoted fellow students […]

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UNICEF and the Government of the DRC launch country-wide celebration

October 14, 2016

UNICEF DRC supported awareness campaigns at the national level in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Communication and Gender, schools, and religious groups. This countrywide sensitization and promotion campaign was lead by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education and reached […]

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UNICEF celebrates with the government of Laos on Global Handwashing Day in Saravane Pronice

October 13, 2016

UNICEF is supporting the Lao PDR Ministry of Education and Sports to celebrate the Global Handwashing Day in Saravane province. In Saravane the Provincial Vice Governor will join the celebration. On the same day, the celebration will also take place in 100 schools implementing Hygiene […]

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