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How to get involved this Global Handwashing Day

October 1, 2020

By: Aarin Palomares, Global Handwashing Partnership Every year, Global Handwashing Day (October 15) serves as an opportunity to increase awareness and understanding of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. The cross-cutting benefits of handwashing are further […]

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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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