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The Forecast from Stockholm: What we are looking forward to this World Water Week

August 29, 2016

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A Cause for Celebration: Global Handwashing Day 2016

August 18, 2016

Originally published on the Clean, Fed & Nurtured website. Every October 15, hundreds of thousands of schools, community groups, organizations, and governments join together to promote handwashing with soap and celebrate Global Handwashing Day. This year is no different. Handwashing with soap is most often […]

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Cholera and Handwashing Fact Sheet

August 9, 2016

A PDF version of this fact sheet can be accessed here. Cholera is a diarrheal disease that has a substantial impact on public health. Each year, it affects the lives of millions of people, especially those who live in conditions that are not conducive to practicing […]

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Handwashing with Soap: A Safe and Effective Way to Prevent Infections

June 30, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued a proposed rule seeking additional evidence regarding the safety and effectiveness of certain active ingredients used in consumer hand sanitizing products. Hand hygiene is vitally important for preventing the spread of infection, and as consumers increasingly choose […]

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Silos should be used for storing grain, not delivering development programs

June 16, 2016

By Hanna Woodburn On June 13, 2016 FHI 360 hosted Greater than the Sum of its Parts, a first-ever FHI 360 summit on integrated development. Over the past two years, FHI 360 has embarked on a journey to dig deep into both the “why” and […]

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Global Handwashing Day 2015 Report

May 31, 2016

In 2015, millions of people rallied around the slogan “Raise a Hand for Hygiene” and celebrated Global Handwashing Day. This report tells the story of Global Handwashing Day in 2015.

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When the World Invests in WASH, Everyone Wins

May 17, 2016

This week, the Global Public-Private Partnership is excited to join the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen, where, in addition to attending sessions, and talking about the importance of hygiene, we will present on a panel discussing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) for girls’ and women’s health […]

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Event Summary: “What Gets Measured, Gets Done – Identifying Integrated Indicators that Count”

March 8, 2016

By Bijan D. Manavizadeh Imagine a two-year old child is sitting on a three-legged stool. If one or two legs are stronger than the other, the stool would not be stable and the child would be at risk of harm. Yet, if the stool has […]

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Upcoming event: Clean, Fed & Nurtured Global Health Mini-University Session

February 29, 2016

What Gets Measured Gets Done: Identifying Integrated Indicators that Count 11:00-12:00 • March 4, 2016 Marvin Center Room 308, George Washington University Washington, DC Join the Clean, Fed & Nurtured Community of Practice on Friday, March 4 at the Global Health Mini-University to learn about the […]

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Event Summary: Voices from Bangladesh – Reflections on SACOSAN VI

February 2, 2016

By Julia Rosenbaum, Senior Behavior Change Advisor USAID/WASHplus Project I recently attended the 6th South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN VI), held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Given the clear ties between sanitation and hygiene, I was asked to provide commentary on the prevalence and discussion around […]

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