Are you celebrating Global Handwashing Day this year?

The countdown has begun to Global Handwashing Day! Every year on October 15, Global Handwashing Day serves as a platform to raise global awareness on the importance of handwashing with soap. Over the past 18 months, the COVID-19 pandemic brought unparalleled attention to the importance of handwashing. As we continue to combat the pandemic and gradually move into a new normal, we must continue to recognize that hand hygiene is a fundamental component of health and public safety. This year’s Global Handwashing Day theme is “Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together.” This theme calls for all of society to invest in better hand hygiene to ensure a healthier and safer future.

Global hand washing day

Global hand washing day

Universal hand hygiene requires all of society to work together. This year’s Global Handwashing Day infographic gives a quick snapshot of this year’s theme, the challenge, and actions we can take to move forward together.

Global Handwashing Day provides an opportunity to take action and advocate for hand hygiene for all. Check out the Global Handwashing Day Social Media Toolkit for sample messages and graphics to assist in your advocacy efforts.

Maintaining the current momentum around handwashing with soap is critical to ensure a healthier, safer future. This Global Handwashing Day, commit to prioritizing hand hygiene by investing in programs that promote positive behavior change and advocate for policies that will increase hygiene access and infrastructure.

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hospital hand sanitizer dispenser wall mounted

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