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New Post Celebrating Sanitation and Handwashing on World Toilet Day

November 15, 2017

Just a month after Global Handwashing Day, the Global Handwashing Partnership is celebrating World Toilet Day on November 19th. World Toilet Day drives action to solve the global sanitation crisis. Like handwashing, sanitation is a vital way to prevent diseases and protect health. For example, […]

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New Post My hands don’t look dirty, so they must be clean, right?

November 9, 2017

By Ashley Latimer, Senior Policy & Advocacy Officer at PATH.  Nishita’s mother, Sheikh Rehana Rahman, helps her to wash hand at her home in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nishita was having high fever, up to temperature of 102 to 104 degree centigrade along with sore throat, vomiting, […]

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New Post Event Summary: From Research to Advocacy–Using evidence to drive change

November 7, 2017

Formative research can help practitioners understand determinants of handwashing behavior, improve program design, and develop achievable—and even scalable—outcomes for policy and programs. Using evidence can also enhance advocacy to influence decision-makers, stakeholders, and donors to adopt, integrate, and invest in hygiene interventions. To explore the […]

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New Resource FAQ: Using Nudges to Encourage Handwashing with Soap

November 6, 2017

For handwashing to be effective, it needs to be practiced consistently and thoroughly. Even when people have access to soap and water, and know how and why to wash their hands, many still do not properly wash their hands consistently at critical times. The handwashing […]

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New Post Handwashing with soap: why should we care?

October 16, 2017

By Om Prasad Gautam, Senior WASH Manager for Hygiene, WaterAid UK; originally published on 13 October 2017 by WaterAid. Every year we celebrate Global Handwashing Day on 15 October with exciting, innovative activities across many countries. But why? What role should handwashing play in the global development […]

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New Post Exploring the Handwashing Research of Dr. Reshmaan Husssam

October 13, 2017

Originally published by USAID. This Global Handwashing Day explore the handwashing research of Dr. Reshmaan Hussam, an economist and assistant professor at Harvard Business School on Global Waters Radio. Dr. Hussam chats with Senior Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and Social Behavior Change Advisor Nga Nguyen from […]

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