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SNV Sanitation and Hygiene for All Programme: Identifying the last 10% of households practising open defecation in rural Tanzania  >

Published: July 8, 2019

This case study describes the methodology and findings for identifying the last 10% of households practicing open defecation in Tanzania. This study was part of the SNV Sanitation and Hygiene for All Programme- a partnership between SNV Tanzania and the Government of Tanzania.

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How a call for behavior change led to innovative solutions to better hand hygiene in a hospital in Denmark  >

Published: June 10, 2019

Anne-Mette Iversen is a clinical nursing specialist at Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark. She graduated with a master’s degree in humanities and health studies at Aarhus University. For the past four years, she has emphasized the importance of hand hygiene in the Oncology Department at […]

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How policy, training practice, and learning work together to improve hand hygiene  >

Published: April 16, 2019

Chedly Azzouz is a Paramedical Professor, an infection prevention control master trainer with the World Health Organization, and a policy advisor. He works with health workers, health system leaders, and policy makers to improve hand hygiene to prevent infections. Chedly began his career as a […]

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Human-Centered Design for Knowledge Management at the Global Handwashing Partnership  >

Published: April 15, 2019

“When you let people participate in the design process, you find that they often have ingenious ideas about what would really help them. And it’s not a onetime thing; it’s an iterative process.” Melinda Gates, “The Human Element: Melinda Gates and Paul Farmer on Designing […]

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WASH in Schools empowers girls education: Proceedings of the 7th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools  >

Published: April 9, 2019

The 7th virtual conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools was held on 30 October 2018. The presenters covered work on MHM that spanned countries and regions across the world, identifying shared challenges in programme design, implementation, and monitoring. OrganizationUNICEFName of person submittingMonica Serrano

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Wash’Em Webinar: Doing Hygiene Programming Better  >

Published: April 1, 2019

This resource provides a recording and other resources from the Wash’Em Webinar entitled, “Doing Hygiene Programming Better”.

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Clean hands are your health: Working for better hand hygiene at Hospital de Barillas  >

Published: March 18, 2019

Selyvn Rafael Mérida Reyes is in charge of maintenance at the Hospital de Barillas in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, where he has worked for the last six years. He graduated from the Colegio Mixto Asturias in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, where he focused on community development. His work at […]

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Las manos limpias son su salud: Trabajando para mejorar la higiene de manos en el Hospital de Barillas  >

Published: March 18, 2019

Selvyn Rafael Mérida Reyes está a cargo de mantenimiento en el Hospital de Barillas en Huehuetenango, Guatemala, donde ha trabajado por seis años. Se graduó en el Colegio Mixto Asturias en Huehuetenango, Guatemala, donde se enfocó en Perito en Técnicas de Desarrollo Comunitario. Al principio, […]

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How data, leadership, and accountability led to better hand hygiene  >

Published: February 21, 2019

  Ms. Maureen Banks, RN, DNP, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE, is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Executive of the Spaulding Rehab Network. She shared her experience leading Spaulding Hospital Cambridge to dramatically reducing infection rates through improvements in hand hygiene. Working to prevent infection […]

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Case Studies from Tanzania: Emotional Demonstrations of Handwashing with Soap at Vaccination Centres & Sustaining Open Defecation-Free Status  >

Published: February 19, 2019

These case studies provide practical information for implementing innovative WASH interventions, and brief discussions on challenges and lessons learned by the SNV Tanzania team and their partners in communities. OrganizationSNV TanzaniaName of person submittingMaría Florencia Rieiro

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