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January – June 2013 Research Summary  >

Published: March 16, 2015

This summary highlights research findings in handwashing for the period of January to June 2013.

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Strategies and Challenges to Handwashing Promotion in Emergencies  >

Published: March 16, 2015

Prepared by the University at Buffalo, this report seeks to understand approaches and challenges to improving hand hygiene in humanitarian emergencies though conducting informant interviews with experts.

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WHO/UNICEF Global Action Plan for Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD)  >

Published: March 16, 2015

The GAPPD integrates WASH, including specific handwashing targets, and nutrition goals in order to reduce childhood pneumonia and diarrhea and improve child development and growth. Read the full report entitled Ending Preventable Child Deaths from Pneumonia and Diarrhoea by 2025

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July-December 2013 Handwashing Research Summary  >

Published: March 16, 2015

This research summary highlights findings from handwashing studies published from July to December 2013.

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Evidence Linking Handwashing to Improved Child Feeding Outcomes  >

Published: March 16, 2015

This research, presented by Leanne Unicomb (icddr,b) at the 20th International Congress of Nutrition, found that including handwashing in a nutrition intervention makes sense and has the potential to be successful.

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January – June 2012 Handwashing Research Summary  >

Published: March 14, 2015

This research summary highlights key findings from handwashing research published between January and June 2012.

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Diarrhoea: Why Children are Still Dying and What Can be Done  >

Published: March 14, 2015

This report from UNICEF/WHO explores the prevalence and toll of childhood diarrhea across the globe and puts forth a 7-point plan to prevent childhood diarrhea.

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Effects of Hand Hygiene Campaigns on Incidence of Laboratory-confirmed Influenza and Absenteeism in Schoolchildren, Cairo, Egypt  >

Published: March 14, 2015

This study examines the impact of hand hygiene campaigns on the incidence of laboratory-confirmed influenza illness and missed school days, in children.

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What factors affect sustained adoption of clean water and sanitation technologies? A Systematic Review of Literature  >

Published: March 14, 2015

The purpose of this review is to assess the factors that influence the sustained adoption of these water, sanitation, and hygiene improvements at the individual, household, and community level.

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