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Hand Hygiene Country Roadmap: Iraq  >

Published: June 6, 2022

This roadmap outlines the Government of Iraq’s approach to achieve hand hygiene for all.


Global Handwashing Partnership Antitrust Guidelines  >

Published: June 2, 2022

This document includes the Global Handwashing Partnership’s antitrust guidelines, outlining how the Partnership interacts with its partners.


2021 Hand Hygiene Research Summary  >

Published: April 15, 2022

The 2021 hand hygiene research summary outlines key themes and findings from hygiene-related research papers published in 2021. Sections include health and non-health impacts of hand hygiene, hand hygiene access and supplies, determinants and interventions for hand hygiene behavior change in various settings, and the […]


WaterAid’s Hygiene Response to COVID-19: Programmatic Technical Learning Brief  >

Published: March 15, 2022

This brief explores WaterAid’s at-scale implementation and lessons learned from hygiene response to COVID-19. It includes key COVID-19 and behavior change principles to follow when implementing hygiene programs. The brief is available in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.


Global Handwashing Day 2021 Report  >

Published: February 25, 2022

This report summarizes the outcomes from Global Handwashing Day 2021. This year’s theme, “Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together,” builds on the need for collective action to accelerate hand hygiene progress. This report links to Global Handwashing Day tools, summarizes the […]


Global Handwashing Partnership Annual Report 2021  >

Published: February 4, 2022

This report shares highlights from the Global Handwashing Partnership’s work in 2021. Read the report to learn about our advocacy and knowledge management activities, and how you can get involved.


Effectiveness of behaviour change techniques used in hand hygiene interventions targeting older children – A systematic review  >

Published: January 31, 2022

Citation: Watson J, Cumming O, MacDougall A, Czerniewska A, Dreibelbis R. Effectiveness of behaviour change techniques used in hand hygiene interventions targeting older children – A systematic review. Soc Sci Med. 2021 Jul;281:114090. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114090. Epub 2021 May 31. PMID: 34118686. Abstract: Background: Promoting good […]


Hand Hygiene Country Roadmap Landing Page  >

Published: January 4, 2022

Country roadmaps for hand hygiene identify strategic goals and opportunities for investments to improve hand hygiene and guide actions across the three pillars: political leadership, enabling environment, and inclusive programming at scale to increase supply and demand. Roadmaps align multi-sectoral stakeholders and investments around a […]


SADC Hygiene Strategy, 2021 – 2025  >

Published: November 19, 2021

This document provides a strategic framework for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) response to the hygiene challenges.


State of the World’s Hand Hygiene Report  >

Published: November 1, 2021

This report outlines the current state of hand hygiene in the world, and how governments, communities, individuals and other stakeholders can accelerate progress to achieve hand hygiene for all. View the full report here.



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