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New Post 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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New Post Exploring the Handwashing Research of Dr. Reshmaan Husssam

October 13, 2017

Originally published by USAID. This Global Handwashing Day explore the handwashing research of Dr. Reshmaan Hussam, an economist and assistant professor at Harvard Business School on Global Waters Radio. Dr. Hussam chats with Senior Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and Social Behavior Change Advisor Nga Nguyen from […]

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New Post Our hands, our futures!

October 13, 2017

By David Shimkus, Programme Director, Global Sanitation Fund, Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council. The blog is also available is on the WSSCC website. October 15 is Global Handwashing Day, an annual advocacy opportunity to raise awareness and promote the practice of handwashing with soap. […]

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New Post A healthy future is in our hands

October 12, 2017

By Hope Randall, Digital Communications Officer, PATH’s DefeatDD Initiative; originally published 12 October 2017 by DefeatDD. I’m always impressed by the tireless dedication of community health volunteers, but I have to admit that Babli is my favorite I’ve met so far. She was just so… […]

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New Post Handwashing with Soap, Where Are We?

October 10, 2017

Originally published on Globalwaters.org, October 4, 2017. Global Handwashing Day (October 15) was established in 2008 as a platform to advocate for greater attention to hand hygiene. This effort, combined with many other efforts to bring attention to the need for improved water supply, sanitation, […]

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New Post World Water Week—where does handwashing fit in?

August 31, 2017

By Carolyn Moore Stockholm World Water Week displays the incredible diversity of efforts to achieve SDG 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. Among sessions on business opportunities in fecal sludge management, the role of WASH in reducing stunting, and […]

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New Post GHP Partner Profile: Defeating Diarrheal Diseases with DefeatDD

August 29, 2017

By Hope Randall, Digital Communications Officer for PATH’s Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access The Defeat Diarrheal Disease Initiative (DefeatDD) is housed within PATH’s Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access and run by a small group of communicators affectionately known as the Poo Crew. Our […]

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New Post GHP Celebrates Menstrual Hygiene Day

May 26, 2017

Carolyn Moore, Secretariat Director, Global Handwashing Partnership Sunday, May 28th, is Menstrual Hygiene Day. Like handwashing, menstrual hygiene is a critical practice for good health and quality of life. This year, the MHM Alliance has focused the day on menstrual hygiene education. Education about menstruation […]

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