Published: March 5, 2020
This Technical Brief supplements existing IPC documents by referring to and summarizing WHO guidance on water, sanitation and health care waste which is relevant for viruses, including coronaviruses. WHO has also published a number of technical guidance documents on specific topics, including infection prevention and […]
Published: July 8, 2019
This case study describes the methodology and findings for identifying the last 10% of households practicing open defecation in Tanzania. This study was part of the SNV Sanitation and Hygiene for All Programme- a partnership between SNV Tanzania and the Government of Tanzania.
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 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 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 19, 2019
These case studies provide practical information for implementing innovative WASH interventions, and brief discussions on challenges and lessons learned by the SNV Tanzania team and their partners in communities. OrganizationSNV TanzaniaName of person submittingMaría Florencia Rieiro
Published: February 18, 2019
This infographic introduces key ways to prevent the transmission of measles through handwashing. In addition to vaccination, handwashing with soap is an effective way to prevent the transmission and spread of the measles virus.
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