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Are Nudges the Answer to Improving Handwashing Behavior?

October 14, 2019

By: Wendy Putnam and Nga Nguyen, USAID  This post was originally posted on globalwaters.org. Reposted with permission.  While handwashing has been acknowledged as a way to prevent the spread of infection, experts agree that we still aren’t making enough progress on increasing uptake of this […]

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Guarding against infection from all possible angles

October 14, 2019

By: Adam Drolet and Laura Kallen, PATH Primum non nocere. First, do no harm. This phrase, espoused in the Hippocratic Oath, serves as the bedrock for the provision of medical care. Yet, for too many individuals and families who visit health care facilities, this tenet […]

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WASH at the Frontline – What do Health Workers Want?

October 10, 2019

By: Kelly Bridges, Global Water 2020 Frontline health workers put their lives on the line every time they report to work in a clinic or hospital without water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). This past World Water Week, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Global Water 2020 and […]

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New Handwashing Campaign: Life is Better with Clean Hands

October 10, 2019

By: David M. Berendes, PhD, MSPH, Epidemiologist at CDC This Global Handwashing Day (October 15, 2019), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching Life is Better with Clean Hands, a new handwashing campaign designed to motivate adults to make clean hands […]

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