November 19, 2016
This webinar summary highlights a discussion and recommendations for improving workplace sanitation and hygiene for employee wellness.
October 19, 2016
Pure Water for the World celebrated Global Handwashing Day this year at Ecole Nationale de Modelle. We had over 150+ participants. We raised awareness with educational programs aimed at reinforcing the importance of handwashing at critical times and how it can help to prevent the spread […]
October 17, 2016
Earlier this year the Global Handwashing Partnership hosted its Handwashing Think Tank. This event aimed to explore current knowledge about handwashing with soap, spark collaborative thinking about handwashing, and drive the sector forward. We looked at the current state of hygiene in three thematic areas: integration, […]
October 10, 2016
Water Hub Africa visited 2 local community schools, Abonnema Girls Grammar School and Nyemoni Anglican Secondary School, about 20km out of Port Harcourt city. The celebrations, which were supported by the Productive Education & Effective Leadership (PEEL) initiative had a total participation of 779 students […]
October 7, 2016
By Bijan Manavizadeh Celebrated annually on October 15, Global Handwashing Day is a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. This year’s theme […]
August 31, 2016
With the agreement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global community set its intentions for how it wants the world to look in 2030. But, this reality won’t be achieved without hard work, smart collaborations, and significant funding. Unsurprisingly, this has been a major […]
October 20, 2015
Where: Bangladesh Organizer: FHI 360 The FHI 360 Bangladesh Country Office held its own Global Handwashing Day celebration in the office with an interactive presentation on the importance of handwashing and handwashing demos. Our WASHplus technical expert, Faruqe Hussain, and resident Wateshed/Happy Tap intern Edward […]
October 15, 2015
On the occasion of the Global Handwashing Day, Terre des hommes teams worldwide have organised events in ten countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. They aim to reach over 250,000 people with a campaign to wash hands with soap at critical times. Aligned with the Global Public-Private […]
August 24, 2015
This year at Stockholm World Water Week, those of us in the water, sanitation, and hygiene sector will take stock of the current status of the sector, but we will also look forward to what comes next—the Post-2015 landscape and the beginning of the implementation […]
May 28, 2015
On Monday, the PPPHW Secretariat and partners began the week at AfricaSan with our Handwashing Think Tank, so it was fitting that we concluded the conference on Wednesday by delivering a session on Moving Hygiene to Scale. In the Think Tank we dived in to three big ideas in hygiene promotion […]
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