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The Global Handwashing Partnership

Is There a Community of Practice for Handwashing Implementers in Lower-and-Middle-Income Countries?

May 6, 2019

Editor’s Note: This post is an installment in our Ask the GHP Series.

By: Carolyn Moore

This video presents the landscape of communities of practice for handwashing programming in various contexts. Highlighted below are the learning communities referenced in the video.

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Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSaNa)

This forum focuses on the water, sanitation and hygiene sector as a whole. You can join forums, or follow regional or sub-specialized technical conversations and more. Learn more here.

USAID Global Waters

This site presents information on water, sanitation and hygiene research and implementation. Of particular interest is the Water Currents newsletter, which provides bi-weekly research updates. Read more here.

UNICEF WASH in Schools Index

This index is a hub for tools and other resources to advance WASH in school settings. You can sign up to join the community and submit resources. Learn more here.

WHO and UNICEF WASH in Health Care Facilities

This platform, run by the World Health Organization and UNICEF, provides practitioners with briefs, case studies and other resources to improve hand hygiene in healthcare settings. Learn more about the platform here.

Community-Led Total Sanitation

As the name implies, this site highlights resources, case studies and other tools to strengthen community-led sanitation initiatives. Read more here.

About the Author: Carolyn Moore, MPH is the Secretariat Director for the Global Handwashing Partnership. She leads the partnership’s strategy in advocacy, thought leadership and dissemination of best practices and innovation. Carolyn has a background in maternal and child health, digital health, health education, and community development.

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