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New Post Harnessing the power of WASH in the fight against NTDs

January 30, 2020

By: Yael Velleman, SCI Foundation While in Uganda last week, I had the unique opportunity to sit down with the Ugandan Ministry of Health’s National Program Officer for Trachoma Control, Gilbert Baayenda. Trachoma is a devastating bacterial infection and the world’s leading infectious cause of […]

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New Post Can a toolkit make a difference to WASH and NTDs collaboration?

January 30, 2020

By: Yael Velleman (SCI Foundation) and Leah Wohlgemuth (Sightsavers); WASH Working Group Co-Chairs, Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network One year on from the launch of the first-ever practical guide on WASH and NTDs collaboration, the co-chairs of the NNN WASH Working Group reflect on its […]

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New Post Thoughts and Reflections from the 72nd World Health Assembly

July 25, 2019

By: James Stix, Partnerships & Strategy, Wellbeing Foundation Africa The World Health Assembly is somewhat of a yearly family reunion for the international health community. After seventy-two of them, plenty has changed while some aspects have remained the same. The first Assembly took place in […]

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New Post Let’s Make Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Inclusive!

April 11, 2019

By: Kristin Hughes Srour, Special Olympics International In Malawi, a group learns how to build a tippy tap and about the practice of washing hands with soap and water. In Nigeria, family members are provided Packs H2O backpacks to carry and store water. In Indonesia, […]

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New Post Leave No One Behind: Advocacy & Action for Universal WASH

March 22, 2019

By: Aarin Palomares, Global Handwashing Partnership Secretariat On World Water Day, the Global Handwashing Partnership is thrilled to announce that the 2019 Global Handwashing Day theme will focus on “Clean Hands for All.” We will continue advocacy efforts focused on leaving no one behind by […]

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New Post Handwashing with soap – where’s the real story?

February 14, 2019

By Carolyn Moore, Global Handwashing Partnership Because I work in handwashing advocacy, my friends, family, and colleagues love to alert me when handwashing pops up in the news. This week, I’ve received a flurry of emails related to a moment when  US-based news host, Peter […]

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