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New Post Raise your hand for hygiene: A global call for a hygiene indicator in the SDGs!

July 15, 2015

Hygiene—specifically handwashing with soap—is one of the most important interventions for human health and development and is a universal necessity. Fundamental to fighting undernutrition, reducing child mortality, overcoming antibiotic resistance, and advancing access to education, hygiene underpins the delivery of several other Sustainable Development Goals […]

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New Post The JMP’s latest report on WASH progress highlights need to elevate hygiene beyond a cursory mention in the SDGs

July 1, 2015

The omission of hygiene from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has inhibited the international community in delivering fully on aspirations for sanitation, health, nutrition, education, and gender equity. With the MDG deadline rapidly approaching, this is an apt moment for the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme […]

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New Resource Full list of PPPHW resources from AfricaSan

June 4, 2015

The PPPHW was very busy at AfricaSan4, held May 25-27 in Dakar, Senegal. Make sure you don’t miss any of the presentations, summaries, or blog posts from this important conference. Materials from PPPHW-hosted sessions Written summary of the Regional Handwashing Think Tank Presentations from the […]

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Upcoming Event Hygiene Events at AfricaSan 4

May 19, 2015

AfricaSan is May 25-27, and the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing will be hosting two events on hygiene and behavior change. Join us! The PPPHW Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank Monday 25 May from 5:40-7:20 PM Room C12 At this event we will bring together […]

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