June 17, 2015
Many global health behavior change programs focus on influencing children, given their adaptability. In the early years of life, children are still learning about the world, identifying social norms, and forming lifelong habits, so this is an opportune moment to help them develop the habit […]
June 4, 2015
As a follow-up discussion to our Regional Think Tank at AfricaSan4, we hosted a session examining the challenges of bringing hygiene improvement to scale. In this session we presented three components of scaling up: policy, partnerships, and integration. Katie Greenland (LSHTM) presented the equity argument for scaling […]
June 3, 2015
Our 2015 regional Think Tank event hosted at the AfricaSan4 Conference in Dakar, Senegal, brought together experts to discuss the theme of Three Big Ideas in Handwashing, including emotional motivators, behavior settings, and the science of habit. Presentations included: Emotional Motivators: A big idea in (handwashing) behavior […]
June 1, 2015
The PPPHW’s Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank in 2012, held in New York City, aimed to take stock of the best, identify the gaps; and articulate the way forward for handwashing behavior change in the key areas of research and practice, including: Critical times for handwashing; […]
May 20, 2015
This French version of our hygiene advocacy one-page page policy document outlines the current status and role of hygiene in the Sustainable Development Goals. We also have a double-sided French and English version available. Cet article a été traduit de l’anglais par Amélie Nunez pour PerMondo. […]
April 30, 2015
Between January and March 2015 16 relevant peer reviewed handwashing studies were published. Download our research summary to see what these studies found about the behavior, hardware, and benefits associated with handwashing.
April 28, 2015
In 2014 hundreds of millions of people rallied around the slogan “Choose handwashing, choose health” and celebrated Global Handwashing Day. This report tells the story of Global Handwashing Day in 2014.
April 7, 2015
We hosted this webinar to celebrate the 2015 World Health Day theme: food safety. Food hygiene is a particularly relevant topic for those of us working in handwashing. Watch this webinar to: Explore why food hygiene matters for child health in the global context, Be […]
March 23, 2015
Our twice-annual handwashing literature reviews are compiled from peer-reviewed and grey literature publications and provide practical guidance for implementers. See the summary here.
March 18, 2015
Each month the PPPHW sends out the Soapbox, an e-newsletter with information on our work, the latest in handwashing, and information about upcoming events. To get the Soapbox directly in your inbox each month, subscribe here. Archived versions are available below. 2015 February 2015 January […]
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