May 4, 2017
The lack of access to an improved water source and availability of soap at many healthcare facilities (HCF) in resource-limited settings is a real problem. This along with the gaps in the awareness of the importance of enhanced hygiene and infection prevention undercut the ability […]
April 12, 2017
Did you know that an estimated 15% of patients develop one or more infections during a hospital stay and that at any given time 10 of every 100 hospitalized patients in developing countries acquire at least one healthcare-associated infection? The lack of access to an […]
October 5, 2016
Ebola was once a disease that primarily plagued the African subcontinent. This all changed in 2014 when Ebola spread rapidly through the region. It quickly became a global threat that triggered an unparalleled international response. Despite the fact that good hand hygiene practices, including handwashing […]
September 2, 2016
The Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing would like to invite you to our upcoming webinar, “The Ebola Crisis and Innovative WASH Solutions” on September 28 at 10:00 am EDT. Description In 2015, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea began to enter periods of Ebola-free recovery. We know that innovative water, sanitation, and […]
September 1, 2016
Integration is very much a buzzword here at Stockholm World Water Week, and for good reason. Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) underscore many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and will be critical to achieving success in related areas, including education, nutrition, and health. But, […]
August 31, 2016
With the agreement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global community set its intentions for how it wants the world to look in 2030. But, this reality won’t be achieved without hard work, smart collaborations, and significant funding. Unsurprisingly, this has been a major […]
August 30, 2016
By Hanna Woodburn Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) is one of my favorite conferences each year, because it tends to create cohesion between many disparate conversations that have taken place throughout the rest of the year. Through sessions, working group meetings, and impromptu conversations […]
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