Published: June 12, 2019
The Global Handwashing Partnership and Procter & Gamble convened the 2018 Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank in Manila, Philippines. This event brought together academics, practitioners and stakeholders working in handwashing behavior change across the globe to co-create solutions in handwashing behavior change. The event report […]
Published: April 15, 2019
“When you let people participate in the design process, you find that they often have ingenious ideas about what would really help them. And it’s not a onetime thing; it’s an iterative process.” Melinda Gates, “The Human Element: Melinda Gates and Paul Farmer on Designing […]
Published: April 9, 2019
The 7th virtual conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools was held on 30 October 2018. The presenters covered work on MHM that spanned countries and regions across the world, identifying shared challenges in programme design, implementation, and monitoring. OrganizationUNICEFName of person submittingMonica Serrano
Published: April 1, 2019
SoapBox, our periodical, first appeared in 2017. It was informed by the need for a consistent platform to deliver updates and best practices to handwashing researchers and implementers. In line with our strategic objective for knowledge management, we aim to encourage practitioners to leverage best […]
Published: April 1, 2019
This resource provides a recording and other resources from the Wash’Em Webinar entitled, “Doing Hygiene Programming Better”.
Published: March 26, 2019
A core goal of our research summaries is to increase the research focus on handwashing. In 2018, we found 155 studies which explore handwashing in connection with diverse programmatic areas in global health and development, varying from urban design to maternal and child health. These […]
Published: March 19, 2019
In this paper, the researchers propose that the “science of habit” can partly explain the challenge of handwashing behavior change. The resulting principles integrate basic science insights from psychology, cognitive science, and behavior change research.
Published: March 8, 2019
This report from the Humanitarian Innovation Fund explores the challenges and limitations of handwashing in emergency settings, and outlines focus areas for future research.
Published: February 15, 2019
On February 7th, 2019, the Global Handwashing Partnership, in conjunction with USAID and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, hosted a webinar discussion on the development and randomized controlled trial of a water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) mobile health program in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Published: January 8, 2019
On May 9th at 10 am ET, the Global Handwashing Partnership and IRC hosted a discussion focused on ways to use existing systems to improve scale and sustainability of hygiene promotion efforts.
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