March 20, 2020
By: Rashad Ahamad This article was originally posted by New Age Bangladesh. Cleanliness, poor quality supply water, sanitation and hygiene as well as unsafe management of medical wastes in hospitals in Dhaka and elsewhere in Bangladesh together paint a dismal picture of hygiene practice in […]
October 9, 2019
By: Noga Flexer, United Purpose The Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion in Nigeria (RUSHPIN) Programme, implemented by United Purpose and funded by the United Nation’s Global Sanitation Fund (through WSSCC) aims to end open defecation and poor hygiene practices in Nigeria using the innovative ‘Community-led […]
April 11, 2019
By: Kristin Hughes Srour, Special Olympics International In Malawi, a group learns how to build a tippy tap and about the practice of washing hands with soap and water. In Nigeria, family members are provided Packs H2O backpacks to carry and store water. In Indonesia, […]
February 4, 2019
By Helen Hamilton. This post originally appeared on the Sanitation Updates blog, here. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are called neglected for a reason: they’re widespread, painful and debilitating and, at times deadly diseases that prey on the poorest people; yet most are preventable. Soil-transmitted helminths […]
January 9, 2019
Nkwan Jacob Gobte, BNS, MPH, is a nurse and Director of Baptist Training School for Health Personnel (BTSHP) Banso, and Infection Prevention Supervisor, Cameroon Baptist Health Services , International Ambassador for the Society for Health Care Epidemiology of America (SHEA). Nkwan Jacob is an international […]
October 13, 2017
By Leah Wohlgemuth, the International Coalition for Trachoma Control It is well known and indisputable that handwashing is a crucial element to the prevention of many infectious diseases. But did you know that similar messages used to educate communities about clean hands can be applied to […]
December 30, 2016
This resource provides links to the St. Louis County Department of Public Health handwashing campaign materials.
October 14, 2016
UNICEF DRC supported awareness campaigns at the national level in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Communication and Gender, schools, and religious groups. This countrywide sensitization and promotion campaign was lead by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education and reached […]
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