Infographic: Get the facts on handwashing

Handwashing with soap is one of the simplest ways to keep children healthy.

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Children wash their hands, Zambia
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15 October 2018

Clean hands are a recipe for good health. In the places where children are born and where they develop, at home, in hospitals and at school, handwashing with soap is one of the simplest ways of keeping them healthy. See below key messages and fast facts to help you develop materials to celebrate Global Handwashing Day – 15 October.