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Maximizing Handwashing Behavior Change Through Multiple Community Engagement Tactics

October 14, 2020

By: Sona Sharma and Armelle Sacher, Action Against Hunger To promote hygienic behaviors, we must communicate and engage with communities across a variety of communication channels. In Uganda’s Kyangwali refugee settlement, Action Against Hunger’s social and behavior change efforts went beyond the simple dissemination of […]

Global Handwashing Day 2020 Press Release

October 8, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – October 8, 2020. Every year on October 15, millions of people celebrate Global Handwashing Day through worldwide celebrations, events, and advocacy campaigns. The day was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership in 2008 to help communities, advocates, and leaders spread the word […]

Use, Adoption, and Effectiveness of Tippy-Tap Handwashing Station in Promoting Hand Hygiene Practices in Resource-Limited Settings: A Systematic Review

July 1, 2020

Citation: Mbakaya, B.C., Kalembo, F.W., Zgambo, M. (2020). Use, Adoption, and Effectiveness of Tippy-Tap Handwashing Station in Promoting Hand Hygiene Practices in Resource-Limited Settings: A Systematic Review. BMC Public Health, 20(1). doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09101-w. Abstract Background: Tippy-taps are locally made devices for washing hands with running […]

Working with communities to position handwashing for disease prevention

April 24, 2020

This post was originally posted on the USAID Afya Uzazi Program news section. Washing hands with soap is a simple yet effective way to prevent diseases.  It is recommended that family members wash hands with soap and running water at critical times including after visiting […]

Covid-19 in low-income countries – we need rapid learning about effective handwashing initiatives

April 9, 2020

This article was originally posted on the Institute of Development Studies website.  By: Jamie Myers, Institute of Development Studies Frequent and proper handwashing with soap is one of the most important measures that can be used to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus, along […]

Handwashing Behaviour Change: Research on the Frontlines

October 15, 2019

By: Teklemarian Ayalew, Action Against Hunger Ethiopia and Astrid Hasund Thorseth, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Promotion of healthy hygiene practices in emergencies works best when it is based on scientific evidence and adapted local contexts. However, gaps in the scientific literature regarding […]

Are Nudges the Answer to Improving Handwashing Behavior?

October 14, 2019

By: Wendy Putnam and Nga Nguyen, USAID  This post was originally posted on globalwaters.org. Reposted with permission.  While handwashing has been acknowledged as a way to prevent the spread of infection, experts agree that we still aren’t making enough progress on increasing uptake of this […]

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 […]

The 2018 Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank Through the Lens of a Hygiene Knowledge Manager

January 22, 2019

By: Ebuwa Evbuoma, Global Handwashing Partnership The Global Handwashing Partnership’s Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank events bring together multi-sector hygiene experts to drive learning and action in handwashing behavior change. The 2018 edition was held in the Philippines. It was the first Think Tank held […]

Lifebuoy and Amref improve newborn health through handwashing with soap

July 20, 2018

Ed. note: This post concludes our series on how our partners are contributing towards SDG 6. Read on to learn how Unilever and Amref Health Africa are working to improve handwashing practices in Kenya.  By Lifebouy and Amref More than 34,000 newborn babies in Kenya […]

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