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Let’s Make Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Inclusive!

April 11, 2019

By: Kristin Hughes Srour, Special Olympics International In Malawi, a group learns how to build a tippy tap and about the practice of washing hands with soap and water. In Nigeria, family members are provided Packs H2O backpacks to carry and store water. In Indonesia, […]

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Focusing on the H in WASH: New Insights into Why Handwashing and Hygiene are Key for Child Health and Growth

April 8, 2019

Editor’s Note: This post is an installment in our Ask the GHP series. By: Julia Rosenbaum, FHI 360 As handwashing advocates and programming implementers, we work to ensure that attention and funding go to the neglected ‘H’ in WASH, to handwashing and hygiene. However, we […]

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Leave No One Behind: Advocacy & Action for Universal WASH

March 22, 2019

By: Aarin Palomares, Global Handwashing Partnership Secretariat On World Water Day, the Global Handwashing Partnership is thrilled to announce that the 2019 Global Handwashing Day theme will focus on “Clean Hands for All.” We will continue advocacy efforts focused on leaving no one behind by […]

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“Ask the GHP” Series Launch

February 7, 2019

The Global Handwashing Partnership is launching our “Ask the GHP” series! Through this series, GHP experts will be answering your handwashing-related questions over social media and webinars. With this series, we hope to provide a platform to better equip WASH advocates, researchers, and implementers with […]

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Moving toward Transformative WASH: Lessons Learned from the 2018 UNC Water & Health Conference

November 26, 2018

By: Aarin Palomares, Global Handwashing Partnership Every year, the UNC Water & Health conference convenes WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) professionals from civil society, government, research institutions, and the private sector to discuss successes in the field, identify current gaps, and ways to move forward […]

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Global Handwashing Day 2018 Press Release

October 8, 2018

      WASHINGTON, DC – Global Handwashing Day is on October 15th. The day is marked by worldwide celebrations, events, and advocacy campaigns. In 2017, more than 500 million people promoted the simple, life-saving act of handwashing with soap on Global Handwashing Day. The […]

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Global Handwashing Day 2018 Planner’s Guide available in French and Spanish!

September 18, 2018

The Global Handwashing Day 2018 Planner’s Guide is now available in French and Spanish. You can access it on our Global Handwashing Day resources page here. For questions about planning a celebration, please e-mail us at contact@globalhandwashing.org. Once you’ve designed your Global Handwashing Day campaign or event, let […]

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Global Handwashing Day 2018: External Briefing Call

August 24, 2018

Global Handwashing Day is coming October 15! This year’s theme, “Clean Hands – a recipe for health,” emphasizes the links between handwashing, and proper food hygiene and nutrition. Connecting handwashing to an existing habit – like a meal – is a great way to form […]

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Global Handwashing Day Planner’s Guide and Social Media Toolkit are out now!

August 9, 2018

The 2018 Global Handwashing Day Planner’s Guide and Social Media Toolkit are now available! The Global Handwashing Partnership developed the Planner’s Guide and Social Media Toolkit to help planners with their Global Handwashing Day events or campaigns. The Planner’s Guide serves as an all-in-one resource, […]

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Event summary: Sustaining WASH behaviors and practices in healthcare settings

July 30, 2018

At the 41st WEDC conference, the Global Handwashing Partnership, Aquatabs, Amref Health Africa, Tufts University, and World Vision convened a discussion on sustaining behaviors and practices for water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in health facilities to improve patient safety and quality of care. Key points from the […]

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