Global Handwashing Day, 15 October 2011

December 2, 2010 at 11:28 pm 7 comments

Global Handwashing Day logoInitiated in 2008 by the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with Soap, Global Handwashing Day is endorsed by a wide array of governments, international institutions, civil society organizations, NGOs, private companies and individuals around the globe.

In 2010, more than 200 million schoolchildren, parents, teachers, celebrities and government officials in 80 countries lathered up for the third annual Global Handwashing Day on 15 October 2010.



Entry filed under: Archived Events 2011, Hygiene. Tags: , .

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7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Dr. Ripudaman Singh  |  February 6, 2011 at 2:06 pm

    We wish to educated the society in GHD 2011 that wash your hand and then dry them will keep you Hygienic. People listen to young children and young child if understand hand washing importance will keep with then in whole life.

  • 2. sammie  |  April 28, 2011 at 5:27 am

    very commendable.. bravo!

  • 3. Vicky Bagree  |  August 8, 2011 at 8:32 am

    I agree with Dr. Ripudaman that if we catch young generation for any social activity aims are better achieved. We have seen young girl Parinoor demonstrating the handwashing and pointing out if any one do not wash. Parinoor is worth to honor for her activities.

  • 4. oluwadamilare  |  October 12, 2011 at 11:29 am

    i agree wit Dr Ripudaman

  • 5. dr prem raj pushpakaran  |  October 14, 2011 at 3:28 am

    good hand cleansing practices are essential for eradicating the spread of many infectious diseases. lets abide by it on our day to day life.

    dr prem raj pushpakaran

  • 6. Mani Moffins Kastuv  |  October 14, 2011 at 6:25 pm

    Make sure dat U are not contaminated!!! Wash your hands… It’s Oct 15.

  • 7. Dr. Ripudaman Singh  |  October 16, 2011 at 11:31 am

    Little girl Parinoor celebrated Hand Washing Day 2011 along with ladies celebrating Karwa Chhoth Festival of India on 15-10-2011 and tought them to clean hands before celebration. about 60+ ladies joined her company


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