When Is National Hand Hygiene Day?

The internet history of Hand Hygiene Day

5th of May is National Hand Hygiene Day

  First detected on the 5th of May 2015

  31 tweets

Is It Hand Hygiene Day Today?

It's Hand Hygiene day on the 5th of May.

The most recent detection of references to Hand Hygiene Day was 1 year, 11 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 5th of May. In total we detected 112 total unique days being shared such as Prayer Day which had 857 people talking about it, or Astronaut Day having 688 tweets.

How Is The Date For Hand Hygiene Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Hand Hygiene Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on May 5, 2016 across social media making references to 'Hand Hygiene Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Hoagie, Star Wars or Cartoonists Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Hand Hygiene Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!

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We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Hand Hygiene Day. The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Hand Hygiene Day's visibility.

Can I Register Hand Hygiene Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Hand Hygiene day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.

Is it National Hand Hygiene Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.

We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Hand Hygiene day to show how people feel about Hand Hygiene. See if people like Hand Hygiene here.
We're detecting how Hand Hygiene affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Hand Hygiene affects company share prices.

Hang On, It Was National Hand Hygiene Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Hand Hygiene Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Hand Hygiene Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Hand Hygiene day, then the date shown for National Hand Hygiene Day, could come up twice :D

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National Hand Hygiene Day, on the 5th of May

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