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New Post Exploring Water Recycling for Handwashing

October 26, 2021

Gravit`eau handwashing systems recycle water and reduce water consumption to about 5 ml of water per hand wash. The gravity-driven autarkic setup works without a power supply. We share the results of a 12-month evaluation of the Gravit`eau handwashing systems in a refugee camp in […]

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New Post Global Handwashing Day High-Level Commitments Event

October 20, 2021

On 15th October, Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF, the World Health Organisation, and the Global Handwashing Partnership hosted a high-level event to launch the first State of the World’s Hand Hygiene report and share how governments are driving efforts to scale up hand hygiene. The event […]

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New Post 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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New Post 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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New Post 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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New Post 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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New Post 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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