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Handwashing Behaviour Change: Research on the Frontlines

October 15, 2019

By: Teklemarian Ayalew, Action Against Hunger Ethiopia and Astrid Hasund Thorseth, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Promotion of healthy hygiene practices in emergencies works best when it is based on scientific evidence and adapted local contexts. However, gaps in the scientific literature regarding […]

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Wash’Em: Designing better handwashing behaviour change programmes

October 15, 2019

By: Sian White, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Wash’Em is a process for designing hygiene behaviour change programmes in humanitarian crises. Through several years of research with crisis-affected populations we realised that current approaches hygiene promotion activities are not actually changing behaviour. Typical […]

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Designing an adaptable handwashing facility for emergencies

October 14, 2019

By: Martin Shouler, Arup and Sian White, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine For those living in informal settlements as a result of humanitarian crises, diseases such as cholera, pneumonia and diarrhoea can spread quickly and with fatal results. Handwashing with soap is our […]

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