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Introducing the COVID-19 Hygiene Hub

April 13, 2020

By: Sian White, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine This article was originally posted on the COVID-19 Hygiene Hub.  The COVID-19 Hygiene Hub resources are currently under development.  Our team of experts are working on a range of technical and practical briefs. When complete […]

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Did you get the message? My favorite behavior change studies can inform the COVID-19 response

April 11, 2020

By: Julia Rosenbaum, FHI 360 This article was originally posted on FHI 360’s R&E Search for Evidence Blog.  Caught off-guard by the rapid novel coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission, governments and implementing partners are scrambling to develop prevention responses. To be effective, prevention communication must effectively spur […]

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Hand Hygiene – Could COVID-19 Permanently Change Hand Hygiene?

April 10, 2020

By: Gideon Lasco, University of the Philippines This post was originally posted on covid19andculture.com. Here in the Philippines, as in many parts of the world, there’s been an outbreak of hand sanitizers. Since late January, pump dispensers and bottles have appeared everywhere: airports, schools, dining […]

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Covid-19 in low-income countries – we need rapid learning about effective handwashing initiatives

April 9, 2020

This article was originally posted on the Institute of Development Studies website.  By: Jamie Myers, Institute of Development Studies Frequent and proper handwashing with soap is one of the most important measures that can be used to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus, along […]

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How Washing Hands with Soap Destroys the Coronavirus

April 8, 2020

This article was originally published in Ingenious Probiotics as a copy of a New York Times post by Ferris Jabr. Soap is one of our most effective defences against invisible pathogens At the molecular level, soap breaks things apart. At the level of society, it […]

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Health Care Facilities Are Everyone’s Frontline

April 6, 2020

This article was originally posted on Global Health NOW.  By: Margaret Muldrow COVID-19’s multiple frontlines now include at least 46 countries across the African continent. Many, including Ethiopia, have frontline health care facilities battling without one of the most critical tools: adequate water and sanitation. […]

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Healthcare Facilities in Developing Countries a High Risk for Coronavirus Transmission

April 3, 2020

By: Brett Walton, Circle of Blue This article was originally posted on WaterNews, Circle of Blue.  Few healthcare facilities in developing countries have complete water, sanitary, and hygienic services. They are vulnerable to Covid-19 transmission, health experts say. The front lines in the battle to […]

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Putting equality, inclusion and rights at the centre of a COVID-19 water, sanitation and hygiene response

April 2, 2020

By: Priya Nath and Louisa Gosling, WaterAid This article was originally posted on WaterAid’s WASH Matters blog.  The poorest and least powerful sections of all societies are likely to be worst affected in crises, but we can work to alleviate inequalities through our response. Priya Nath […]

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Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development on the document “Aqua fons vitae”

April 1, 2020

This article was originally posted by the Holy See Press Office.  At the end of the month in which World Water Day 2020 was celebrated, the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development is pleased to announce the publication of Aqua fons vitae. Orientations on Water, symbol […]

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Incorporating nudges into COVID-19 Communication and Prevention Strategies

March 31, 2020

By: Julia Rosenbaum, USAID WASHPaLS Project (FHI 360) Nudges are physical cues that influence people to behave in a certain way, without particular messaging or promotion of any behavior. Nudges avoid direct instruction, mandates or enforcement. The term “nudge” became popularized starting in 2008, after […]

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