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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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Soap Making in Uganda and Haiti

October 12, 2021

By: Sarah Cooke, Soapbox Impact Manager Soapbox is thrilled to be partnering with Surge for Water to help create opportunities for soap education throughout Haiti and Uganda. Surge is known for ensuring sustainable solutions with each community’s individual needs in mind. Recently, with help from […]

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H is for Handwashing

October 11, 2021

By: Aarti Daryanani, Unilever ‘H for Handwashing’ was built on the premise that effective behaviour change must start at an early age. We took inspiration from UNICEF’s early childhood development research, which demonstrates that the right support and interventions in the early years of life […]

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Global Handwashing Day Press Release

October 8, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – October 8, 2021. Every October 15, millions of people come together to celebrate Global Handwashing Day through worldwide celebrations, events, and advocacy campaigns. Founded in 2008 by the Global Handwashing Partnership, Global Handwashing Day serves as a platform to raise awareness of and […]

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How to Get Involved This Global Handwashing Day

October 1, 2021

By: Aarin Palomares, Global Handwashing PartnershipEvery year on October 15, Global Handwashing Day serves as a platform to raise awareness and build commitment for hand hygiene. The cross-cutting benefits of hand hygiene were further highlighted in the context of COVID-19. As the pandemic continues in […]

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