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Global Handwashing Day-2018: Clean Hands – a Recipe for Health

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15 October 2018

October 15th is Global Handwashing Day! This year, the Global Handwashing Day theme focuses on the links between handwashing and food – including food hygiene and nutrition.

Global Handwashing Day 2018

Handwashing is an important part of keeping food safe, preventing diseases, and helping children grow strong. Our tagline, Clean hands – a recipe for health, reminds us to make handwashing a part of every meal.

Here are a few ways you can make a difference this Global Handwashing Day:

· Wash your hands with soap at critical times, especially before eating, cooking, or feeding others.

· Model good handwashing behavior, and remind or help others to always wash their hands before eating.

· Make handwashing part of your family meals.

· Establish places to wash your hands in the household, in your community, in schools, workplaces, and in health facilities.

· Promote effective handwashing behavior change in research, policy, programs, and advocacy.

Global Handwashing Day 2018

Clean hands – a recipe for health!

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