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Madagascar Celebrates Global Handwashing Day on Oct. 15

Friday, October 15, 2010

Global Handwashing Day, sponsored by the Public Private Partnership for Handwashing (PPPHW), is celebrated worldwide on October 15. The celebration targets school children and their families with fun festival-like events and brings media attention. Handwashing with soap is a "do it yourself vaccine" that can reduce key childhood diseases, such as diarrhea, by almost half.

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Family Planning Around Environmentally Sensitive Regions in Madagascar - Final Report (March 2009)

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In January 2005, USAID/Madagascar requested the Health Communication Partnership (HCP) to assist the Government of Madagascar, specifically its National AIDS Control Committee (SE/CNLS), to develop a behavior change communication strategy targeting HIV prevention among youth and young adults. The Ankoay, or Eagle, approach was launched in April 2005 through the National Scouting Federation which unites six scouting organizations.