Global Hand Washing Day

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Event Type: 
Non-NEHA Event

Global Hand Washing Day is October 15. It is an annual, global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of hand washing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives.

This year’s theme is “Make Hand Washing a Habit.”

Tools, information, an interactive map of global activities, and more can be found at