May 5, 2022
According to the latest estimates, 3 billion people – 40% of the world’s population – do not have a place in their homes to wash their hands with water and soap. Three quarters of those who lack access to water and soap live in the […]
June 11, 2021
Do you know of a hand washing device that is not featured in this database? Please share details by filling out the form and be sure to include supplemental data, including technical data, drawings, and photos. Submit Now Disclaimer: This Handwashing station database in no […]
May 13, 2020
This document provides an overview of available handwashing station designs for policy makers, implementers and procurement officers. It places special importance on local manufacturing and procurement and complements existing technical and programmatic guidance on WASH and COVID-19. It was jointly developed in the context of […]
March 16, 2015
This Field Guide developed by the GIZ Fit for School project looks at approaches, common mistakes, and lessons learned from the project’s group handwashing in schools initiative.
October 21, 2021
By: Dennis Munai, Rogers Moraro, and Viola Tupeiya – Amref Health Africa in Kenya Photo credit: NBCC Kenya With the outbreak of coronavirus disease in 2019 (COVID-19), hand washing has been applied as a mainstay public health measure against the spread of the infection. Moreover, […]
October 8, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC – October 8, 2021. Every October 15, millions of people come together to celebrate Global Handwashing Day through worldwide celebrations, events, and advocacy campaigns. Founded in 2008 by the Global Handwashing Partnership, Global Handwashing Day serves as a platform to raise awareness of and […]
November 23, 2020
By: Lily McCann, FHI 360/Global Handwashing Partnership On October 1, 2020, the Global Handwashing Partnership launched the Handwashing Thursday Series. The series aims to amplify the launch of the Partnership’s most recent publication: The Handwashing Handbook. The handbook launched on Global Handwashing Day 2020, and […]
November 23, 2020
On October 1, 2020, the Global Handwashing Partnership launched the Handwashing Thursday Series. The series aims to amplify the launch of the Partnership’s most recent publication: The Handwashing Handbook. The handbook launched on Global Handwashing Day 2020, and it serves as an all-in-one resource for […]
October 16, 2020
This interview was originally posted on the Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network website. Combining hand hygiene and broader water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions with NTD programs is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve public health. WASH, including hand and face washing, prevents […]
October 14, 2020
By: Sona Sharma and Armelle Sacher, Action Against Hunger To promote hygienic behaviors, we must communicate and engage with communities across a variety of communication channels. In Uganda’s Kyangwali refugee settlement, Action Against Hunger’s social and behavior change efforts went beyond the simple dissemination of […]
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