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Exploring Water Recycling for Handwashing

October 26, 2021

Gravit`eau handwashing systems recycle water and reduce water consumption to about 5 ml of water per hand wash. The gravity-driven autarkic setup works without a power supply. We share the results of a 12-month evaluation of the Gravit`eau handwashing systems in a refugee camp in […]

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The 2021 UNC Water and Health Conference from the Perspective of a First-Time Attendee

October 22, 2021

By: Jennifer Ayres, FHI 360 On October 4-8, I attended the 2021 UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Practice. This is an annual conference where leading experts in the WASH sector explore issues related to safe drinking water, sanitation, hygiene, and water resources […]

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Lessons from management of public handwashing facilities in Kenya

October 21, 2021

By: Dennis Munai, Rogers Moraro, and Viola Tupeiya – Amref Health Africa in Kenya Photo credit: NBCC Kenya With the outbreak of coronavirus disease in 2019 (COVID-19), hand washing has been applied as a mainstay public health measure against the spread of the infection. Moreover, […]

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Global Handwashing Day High-Level Commitments Event

October 20, 2021

On 15th October, Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF, the World Health Organisation, and the Global Handwashing Partnership hosted a high-level event to launch the first State of the World’s Hand Hygiene report and share how governments are driving efforts to scale up hand hygiene. The event […]

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Wash’Em: resources and tools to design handwashing promotion programmes for COVID-19 response

October 18, 2021

This case study was developed by the COVID-19 Hygiene Hub. Country and region: Global Organisation: Wash’Em is a collaboration between Action Contre la Faim (ACF), the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), and CAWST (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology). It is funded by USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA). […]

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The Great Wall turned blue on Global Handwashing Day! Safeguard “Spread Health Across China” Campaign partner with CCTV.com to advocate protecting the health starting from hands

October 15, 2021

By: Cheryl Li, Safeguard On the occasion of Global Handwashing Day on October 15, 2021, Safeguard “Spread Health Across China” campaign, partnered with CCTV.com, held a livestream event of a splendid ceremony on the Great Wall in Beijing, China. Officers of the National Health Commission, […]

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Global Handwashing Day: a chance to seize political will and fund hand hygiene for all

October 14, 2021

This post was originally posted on the WaterAid website. On Global Handwashing Day, Dr Om Prasad Gautam highlights why governments must lead and own efforts to increase funding for hand hygiene, and ensure that everyone, everywhere has somewhere to wash their hands by 2030. Around […]

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Ugandan healthcare facilities produce own alcohol-based hand rub during COVID-19

October 14, 2021

This post was originally posted on the CDC’s website. Sign mounted on tree outside local ABHR production facility in Amuru, Uganda that says, “Together we will kick COVID-19 out of Uganda.” Photo credit: IDI As COVID-19 spread around the world in early 2020, countries – rich and poor […]

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A healthy, climate-resilient future must ensure access to WASH

October 13, 2021

By: Laura Kallen, DefeatDD The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown into stark relief longstanding inequities. Families without access to primary healthcare, vaccines, nutrition, or safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) have been more heavily impacted by the pandemic and its related disruptions, and this uneven burden […]

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