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Global Handwashing Day 2017

Global Handwashing Day 2017

29th September 2017

An annual event dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives.

The first Global Handwashing Day was held in 2008 and since then, each year, over 200 million people are involved in celebrations in over 100 countries around the world.

The 2017 Global Handwashing Day theme is “Our hands, our future!” This theme reminds us that handwashing protects our own health, but also allows us to build our own futures, as well as those of our communities and the world, by improving access to education for children and protect the health of patients and communities.

Download Evans posters and wallcharts here:

Evans GHD poster

Evans Wash Your Hands poster

Edward & Emily GHD poster

Edward & Emily Wash Your Hands poster

You can also visit our children's handwashing website, where you will find Edward and Emily and lots of extra activities to help you promote hand hygiene all year round http://www.childrenshandwashing.co.uk/

Events are planned around the world in schools and communities; find out more on the GHD website https://globalhandwashing.org/global-handwashing-day/

View the full range of Evans Vanodine handcare products here