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The Global Handwashing Partnership

[Webinar Summary] Designing and Implementing Handwashing Programs

October 23, 2020

By: Lily McCann, FHI 360/Global Handwashing Partnership On October 1, 2020, the Global Handwashing Partnership launched the Handwashing Thursday Series. The series aims to amplify the launch of the Partnership’s most recent publication: The Handwashing Handbook. The handbook launched on Global Handwashing Day 2020, and […]

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Global Handwashing Day – Accelerating Toward Hand Hygiene for All

October 19, 2020

On October 15, 2020, the Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations and the United Kingdom Permanent Mission to the United Nations, in collaboration with UN Water, WHO, UNICEF, the Global Handwashing Partnership, and Hand Hygiene for All core partners hosted a high-level event […]

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Global Handwashing Day Interview with NNN Vice-Chair, Arielle Dolegui

October 16, 2020

This interview was originally posted on the Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network website. Combining hand hygiene and broader water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions with NTD programs is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve public health. WASH, including hand and face washing, prevents […]

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Reported Handwashing Behaviors Among U.S. Adults Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

October 15, 2020

By: The Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch at CDC The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently published the “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report,” which describes handwashing behaviors before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report findings suggest that the percentage of U.S. adults who […]

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This simplest act can make the world a better place

October 15, 2020

By: Nadine Leslie If you were lucky enough to grow up in a place that has ample clean water, hopefully your parents and teachers instilled in you good handwashing habits. Because right now, there is little that will pay off more for you and your […]

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Maximizing Handwashing Behavior Change Through Multiple Community Engagement Tactics

October 14, 2020

By: Sona Sharma and Armelle Sacher, Action Against Hunger To promote hygienic behaviors, we must communicate and engage with communities across a variety of communication channels. In Uganda’s Kyangwali refugee settlement, Action Against Hunger’s social and behavior change efforts went beyond the simple dissemination of […]

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New study from Tork, an Essity brand, shows only 2 out of 10 people wash their hands to protect others

October 14, 2020

Originally posted on the Essity website. A majority of people wash their hands more often today than they did before the COVID-19 pandemic. But it is not out of care for others. A new study from Tork, an Essity brand, shows that close to eight […]

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COVID-19 as an awakening for hand hygiene access

October 13, 2020

By: Team DefeatDD When the COVID-19 pandemic first began and little was known about the novel coronavirus, one of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s first recommendations was a simple, tried-and-true public health measure: handwashing. This advice persists today as one of the most important ways, […]

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How Eco-Soap Bank is tackling COVID-19 in partnership with the #Sweat4Soap Campaign

October 12, 2020

By: Samir Lakhani, Eco-Soap Bank Eco-Soap Bank, a global nonprofit organization employing women to recycle leftover soap from factories, and Mina Guli, a longstanding water advocate, are teaming up together to tackle COVID-19 and raise awareness about the newfound importance of handwashing with soap. Together, […]

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Global Leaders are Calling to Accelerate Action Toward Hand Hygiene for All

October 9, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic provides a stark reminder that one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of a disease is also one of the simplest: hand hygiene. To beat COVID-19 today and ensure better health outcomes beyond the pandemic, hand hygiene must be […]

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