The Global Handwashing Day is being held Wednesday October 15th 2008. As 2008 is the UN International Year of Sanitation, the Global Handwashing Day reinforces the call for improved hygiene practices.

For more information visit the Global Handwashing Day Site.

On the Schools and Health site, information on water and sanitation can be found on the following pages under the 'Water and Sanitation' topic heading:

The Schools and Health site also has relevant linksand document downloads.​ You can also search for relevant country programmes.