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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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New Post Thoughts and Reflections from the 72nd World Health Assembly

July 25, 2019

By: James Stix, Partnerships & Strategy, Wellbeing Foundation Africa The World Health Assembly is somewhat of a yearly family reunion for the international health community. After seventy-two of them, plenty has changed while some aspects have remained the same. The first Assembly took place in […]

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New Resource The 2018 Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank Report: Perspectives from a WASH Sector Lead

June 28, 2019

By: Dr. Arne Panesar, Head of the GIZ Sector Program “Sustainable Sanitation” The Global Handwashing Partnership’s Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank in October 2018 brought hygiene experts from multiple sectors together to share their knowledge on learning and action in handwashing behavior change. Now, the […]

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