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Medical Aid Films: Handwashing for Hospital Staff  >

Published: December 13, 2018

In this video, set in Ndole Central Hospital, Zambia, we follow healthcare workers in two scenarios: caring for clients with and without hand hygiene. This resource highlights the steps in handwashing, and critical moments for hand hygiene in healthcare facilities.

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Medical Aid Films: Community Handwashing – Mr. Tembo Comes Clean!  >

Published: December 13, 2018

In this video produced by Medical Aid Films, we follow Mr. Tembo and his family in Chipulusuku, Zambia. Lessons on the connection between handwashing, wound healing and work absenteeism are shared as Mr. Tembo and his community learn that hand hygiene saves lives.

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Learning Page: Healthcare Facilities  >

Published: October 23, 2018

Access to improved WASH can help prevent the spread of healthcare-associated infections and allows healthcare staff to offer safe, clear, and desirable treatment and services to patients. Yearly, an estimated 15% of patients develop one or more infections during a hospital stay and that at any given […]

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Learning Page: Hygiene in Emergencies  >

Published: October 23, 2018

In emergency settings, handwashing is critical to preventing the spread of disease and has high potential to reduce the health impact of disasters.

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Global Handwashing Day 2018 Press Release  >

Published: October 8, 2018

This press release announces this year’s Global Handwashing Day. It provides information about this year’s theme, “Clean Hands – A recipe for health,” and more information about Global Handwashing Day and its partners.

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Lifebuoy Empowers Guides to Become Handwashing Heroes  >

Published: May 15, 2018

This video highlights the Unilever soap brand Lifebuoy’s partnership and strategic approach to empower girls and communities with hand hygiene habits.

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Infographic: Hygiene in Health Facilities  >

Published: April 26, 2018

This infographic introduces the key data on hand hygiene and sepsis in healthcare facilities, and shares practical steps to support health workers in the prevention of sepsis.

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World Water Day 2018 Social Media Toolkit  >

Published: March 12, 2018

This carefully designed toolkit provides advocacy and communication messages to promote hand hygiene in different settings on World Water Day.

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