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Global Handwashing Day

October 15th is Global Handwashing Day: This year’s theme is “Clean Hands for All.” It follows the push to leave no one behind in the Sustainable Development Agenda. Inequalities in handwashing facilities and effective handwashing promotion programs can put individuals at higher risk for diseases that impact their health, education, and economic outcomes (

eHA welcomes the Global Handwashing Day, but wants to move the discussion beyond mere handwashing. How you dry your hands after washing them properly is eagerly important for your health.

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