12 October 2012
This year's GHD celebration will be led by the Global Handwashing Day Alliance made up of the Department of Education, Department of Health, and Department of Social Welfare and Development as well as UNICEF, Fit for School, and GIZ and corporate partners Procter & Gamble, GlaxoSmithKline, and Unilever.
From a one-day event, and now a much celebrated day, Global Handwashing Day (GHD) 2012 will be held at L.R. Pascual Elementary School in Baesa, Quezon City at 9 o'clock in the morning, simultaneously launching Department of Education's flagship, the Essential Health Care Program (EHCP), for Quezon City.
This year's event marks the first GHD alliance that includes government agencies, corporate partners such as Proceter & Gamble, Unilever, GlaxoSmithKliune, and other organizations like Fit for School, UNICEF, and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).