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New Post Announcing the Hand Hygiene for All Global Initiative

June 26, 2020

This press release was originally posted on UNICEF’s website. “To control COVID-19, we have to make hand hygiene accessible to all” – UNICEF and WHO Joint statement by Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, and Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, […]

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New Post Without WASH, Health Workers Can’t Do Their Jobs

June 16, 2020

By: Lindsay Denny, Global Water 2020 This post was originally posted as a Frontline Health Workers Coalition blog.  The hospital—a referral hospital in Bahir Day, Ethiopia—served a population of 25 million. Dozens of mothers gave birth daily, some of whom were sent from other facilities […]

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New Post The hospitals where doctors can’t wash their hands

May 19, 2020

By: Rebecca Root This article was originally posted on Devex. BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Hand-washing is the first line of defense against COVID-19 and many other diseases. Yet 1 in 4 health care centers around the world has no hand-washing facilities, and in the lowest-income countries, […]

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