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Global Hand Washing Day October

Global Handwashing Day: Need For Greater Political Commitment, Investment and Cooperation

David Winder | Posted 10.17.2012 | Impact
David Winder

Today an estimated 250 million people globally are participating in events to highlight the vital role played by handwashing in preventing infection, particularly diarrhea and pneumonia that still claim the lives of more than two million children under the age of five every year.

How a Bar of Soap Can Save Millions of Lives

Tom Murphy | Posted 12.17.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

One of the most simple and cost-effective ways to reduce pneumonia and diarrhea in children involves only two things: soap and water.