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World Toilet Day: Taking to Twitter to talk toilets!

November 30, 2017

To commemorate World Toilet Day, the Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) organized a #ToiletTalk Twitter chat on wastewater, fecal sludge management, and all things World Toilet Day. The GHP Secretariat joined WSSCC, Toilet Board Coalition, and other participants in a lively and inspiring […]

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Celebrating Sanitation and Handwashing on World Toilet Day

November 15, 2017

Just a month after Global Handwashing Day, the Global Handwashing Partnership is celebrating World Toilet Day on November 19th. World Toilet Day drives action to solve the global sanitation crisis. Like handwashing, sanitation is a vital way to prevent diseases and protect health. For example, […]

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Beyond October 15: Reflecting on Global Handwashing Day 2017

November 13, 2017

Global Handwashing Day is dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. The day is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash […]

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World Pneumonia Day Calls for Equitable Investments into Child Health, including Handwashing

November 10, 2017

By Swati Sudarsan & Mica Williams, IVAC World Pneumonia Day, established in 2009, is marked annually on November 12th to recognize one of the top causes of death in young children around the world. It is a day when the global health community reflects on […]

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My hands don’t look dirty, so they must be clean, right?

November 9, 2017

By Ashley Latimer, Senior Policy & Advocacy Officer at PATH.  Nishita’s mother, Sheikh Rehana Rahman, helps her to wash hand at her home in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nishita was having high fever, up to temperature of 102 to 104 degree centigrade along with sore throat, vomiting, […]

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Event Summary: From Research to Advocacy–Using evidence to drive change

November 7, 2017

Formative research can help practitioners understand determinants of handwashing behavior, improve program design, and develop achievable—and even scalable—outcomes for policy and programs. Using evidence can also enhance advocacy to influence decision-makers, stakeholders, and donors to adopt, integrate, and invest in hygiene interventions. To explore the […]

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FAQ: Using Nudges to Encourage Handwashing with Soap

November 6, 2017

For handwashing to be effective, it needs to be practiced consistently and thoroughly. Even when people have access to soap and water, and know how and why to wash their hands, many still do not properly wash their hands consistently at critical times. The handwashing […]

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Celebrating Global Handwashing Day 2017 on Facebook Live

October 24, 2017

The Global Handwashing members and partners are celebrating handwashing all month on the Global Handwashing Day Facebook page. Be sure to ‘like’ Global Handwashing Day on Facebook. Then, join us as we go live with handwashing champions to talk about why handwashing with soap is […]

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USAID’s Maternal & Child Survival Program WASH in healthcare facilities microsite launched

October 23, 2017

The USAID’s flagship Maternal & Child Survival Program works to advocate for investments in WASH in healthcare facilities improve programmatic approaches, and contribute to global learning. This microsite includes a toolbox of resources as well as perspectives and an emerging approach from its experience integrating […]

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Handwashing with soap: why should we care?

October 16, 2017

By Om Prasad Gautam, Senior WASH Manager for Hygiene, WaterAid UK; originally published on 13 October 2017 by WaterAid. Every year we celebrate Global Handwashing Day on 15 October with exciting, innovative activities across many countries. But why? What role should handwashing play in the global development […]

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