Hygiene-related Campaigns and Projects

Ounce of Prevention

A CDC hygiene campaign focused on providing health educators and the public with tips on how to help prevent the spread of disease through good hand hygiene and cleaning practices.

Handwashing Experiment (BAM! Body and Mind, Teachers Corner)External

BAM! Body and Mind, Teachers Corner, provides educators with interactive activities that are linked to national education standards for science and health. This particular experiment teaches students the importance of handwashing and explains how germs may be present even if they cannot be seen.

Healthy Schools, Healthy People – It’s a SNAPExternal

The School Network for Absenteeism Prevention (SNAP) is a hands-on initiative for middle schools designed to help keep students in school and learning by improving overall health through handwashing.

Clean Hands CoalitionExternal

The Clean Hands Coalition is a unified alliance of public and private partners working together to create and support coordinated, sustained initiatives to significantly improve health and save lives through clean hands.

International Year of Sanitation: Hygiene PromotionExternal

A global campaign developed by the United Nations (UN) to spread awareness of the benefits of improved hygiene and promote behavior change.

Page last reviewed: July 26, 2016