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Upcoming Webinar: WASH Counts in Healthcare Facilities!

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 […]

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Clean Hands Prevent Cold and Flu–What you need to know to protect yourself through good hygiene: Webinar Summary

February 14, 2017

Despite being easy to prevent, there are millions of cases of the cold and flu annually. In the United States, cold and flu season typically lasts from early October until May, with peak transmission in January and February. Flu infections can result in hospitalization and […]

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Upcoming webinar: “Clean Hands Prevent Cold and Flu–What you need to know to protect yourself through good hygiene!”

January 23, 2017

Did you know there is no inoculation to prevent you from the common cold? While the flu vaccine can reduce the risk of infection by 60%, they are just one step you can take to stay healthy. Cold and flu infections result in over 160 million […]

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Fostering WASH & Wellbeing in the Workplace: Webinar Recap

November 23, 2016

According to the U.N. Joint Monitoring Programme, 2.4 billion people globally do not have access to a toilet, and of them, nearly 1 billion people defecate in the open. The Sustainable Development Goal 6 Target 2 mandates that access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) […]

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Upcoming webinar: Fostering WASH & Wellbeing at Work–Exploring the impact of sanitation and hygiene in the workplace

November 1, 2016

The Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing is hosting a webinar on November 21 at 9 am EST to celebrate World Toilet Day and shine a spotlight on the importance of sanitation and hygiene in the workplace for employee health and wellbeing. Participants will learn from experts […]

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Science of Habit webinar hosted by World Vision

October 5, 2016

On October 20, World Vision hosted a webinar with Dr David Neal who explored handwashing and the Science of Habit. Participants learned a great deal from Dr Neal, and some excellent resources were shared. World Vision also opened up a discussion thread on the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) […]

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Webinar Announcement: “The Ebola Crisis and Innovative WASH Solutions”

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 […]

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WASHing Away Diseases Two Hands at a Time Webinar Recap

February 25, 2016

By Alex Porte When we think of the health impact of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) interventions, we oftentimes think of reduced rates of mortality and morbidity from diseases such as diarrhea and pneumonia, a decreased risk of infections in healthcare facilities, and the potential […]

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Upcoming Webinar: WASHing Away Diseases, Two Hands at a Time

February 3, 2016

On February 18 at 9:00 AM EST, please join the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing and the USAID/WASHplus project for a webinar discussing why water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) matter to neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), and addressing the need for new approaches for multi-sector initiatives […]

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Hand Hygiene in Healthcare: The Next Frontier in International Health and Development

May 5, 2015

When we talk about handwashing, we tend to think about washing our hands at home or in schools, but we must also think about hand hygiene in healthcare. Hand hygiene is the entrance door to strengthening healthcare systems and delivery. Currently, every year millions of […]

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