- Build the culture of handwashing with soap around the world
- Take a look at the state of handwashing in every country
- Tell a friend about the benefits of handwashing with soap
So what’s the big deal?
Handwashing with soap is “the most effective and inexpensive way to prevent diarrheal and acute respiratory infections, which take the lives of millions of children in developing countries every year. Together, they are responsible for the majority of all child deaths.”
Yet, people still don’t do it! Visit http://www.henrythehand.com/ for ideas on how to celebrate Global Handwashing Day, "just for the health of it"! For more information on handwashing with soap, including research, tools, and news visit http://www.globalhandwashing.org/