Help prevent school absenteeism by creating a handwashing campaign for your school community—and win national recognition and prizes! The program aims to improve hand hygiene habits to help prevent the spread of infectious disease and reduce related absenteeism.
CDC works with partners around the U.S. and the world to promote handwashing in a variety of settings. Our partners include the organizations below. Visit their websites for more information and resources.
- United States Agency for International Development (USAID)external iconUSAID works globally with local governments, the private sector, and communities to foster support, develop messages, and increase use of hygiene products and services.
- The Center for Global Safe WASHexternal iconWorking to increase access to safe drinking water, adequate sanitation, and appropriate hygiene.
- The Global Hygiene Councilexternal iconResearching hygiene practices around the world.
- Global Handwashing Partnershipexternal iconA coalition of international stakeholders focused on handwashing and child health.