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Upcoming Event “WASH Viruses Away” on World Water Day

March 20, 2020

In honor of World Water Day, the Global Handwashing Partnership is pleased to announce our WASH Viruses Away campaign, which will run throughout 2020. The campaign will promote handwashing with soap to protect against the coronavirus and other respiratory diseases with the aim to catalyze […]

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New Post Harnessing the power of WASH in the fight against NTDs

January 30, 2020

By: Yael Velleman, SCI Foundation While in Uganda last week, I had the unique opportunity to sit down with the Ugandan Ministry of Health’s National Program Officer for Trachoma Control, Gilbert Baayenda. Trachoma is a devastating bacterial infection and the world’s leading infectious cause of […]

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New Post Can a toolkit make a difference to WASH and NTDs collaboration?

January 30, 2020

By: Yael Velleman (SCI Foundation) and Leah Wohlgemuth (Sightsavers); WASH Working Group Co-Chairs, Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network One year on from the launch of the first-ever practical guide on WASH and NTDs collaboration, the co-chairs of the NNN WASH Working Group reflect on its […]

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New Resource Global Handwashing Day 2019 Press Release

October 8, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – October 8, 2019. Every October 15th, millions of people celebrate Global Handwashing Day through worldwide celebrations, events, and advocacy campaigns. Global Handwashing Day was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership, an international coalition of organizations working to promote handwashing with soap. Handwashing […]

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