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GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY
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Here's How Many People Actually Wash Their Hands After Using The Bathroom
And other facts about hand washing and disease prevention at home and in developing countries.
Ebola, Other Hospital-Acquired Infections... and Handwashing
Director, Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health
Improving hand hygiene helps kill many birds with one stone, from Ebola to MRSA, diarrhea, flu, and the common cold -- and it is everybody's business. For Global Handwashing Day 2014, what is your handwashing commitment?
Global Handwashing Day in the Time of Ebola
We shouldn't require a horrific epidemic like Ebola to remind us why we observe Global Handwashing Day today. But it seems, alas, many in the world can use a reminder about the importance of good hygiene.
Offering Hope Through Soap
Sen. Harry Reid
There are 3 million people around the world and thousands here in the U.S., many of them kids, whose lives could be changed by a little bar of soap.
Global Handwashing Day: Children as Agents of Change
Global Brand Vice President, Unilever
Global Handwashing Day, celebrated on October 15th, is an international, UN-recognized day dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of handwashing with soap. Each year, over 200 million people are involved in handwashing celebrations in over 100 countries around the world.
Global Handwashing Day 2012 Highlights The 3,000 Kids Who Die From Diarrhea Each Day (VIDEO)
Lifebuoy's Facebook is asking people to "like" it's handwashing pledge. For each pledge, the company said it will teach another
Washing Up - and Saving Lives by the Millions
At the start of the new millennium, world leaders promised to cut by half the proportion of people without decent sanitation, and to reduce child mortality by two thirds, all by 2015. We're determined to help the world keep its promises.
Handwashing With Soap Can Help Us Achieve the Millennium Development Goals
Global Social Mission Director, Unilever-Lifebuoy
Being able to live a clean, active and healthy life should be a basic human right. Yet, this is not a privilege that everyone has -- a point underscored by two high level reports last week.
How a Bar of Soap Can Save Millions of Lives
East Coast Correspondent, Humanosphere.org
One of the most simple and cost-effective ways to reduce pneumonia and diarrhea in children involves only two things: soap and water.
Handwashing Saves Lives, and Not Simply from Swine Flu
CEO of OneWorld Health
To help spread the message about the importance of handwashing, today is Global Handwashing Day 2009 - the centerpiece of
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