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October 5, 2022

By: Mushtaq Dualeh, CDC Global WASH in the time of COVID-19 Increasing access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure and hygiene practices are key to reducing the spread of diseases. During the COVID-19 pandemic, hygiene practices like handwashing and environmental cleaning were identified as […]

Foot operated 3 tap metal frame HWS, 236 USD, Bangladesh

March 18, 2022

Cut a piece of SS hollow box bar and make frame of 4’ L X 2’ B X 2.5’ H. Make a trapezoidal shape large sink (as shown in picture) with SS sheet and fix with frame by welding. Sink should be in a slope […]

Hand hygiene for all: Beat the virus today and ensure better health beyond the pandemic

October 15, 2020

By: Soma Ghosh Moulik, Practice Manager, World Bank This post was originally posted on the World Bank website.  October 15 was Global Handwashing Day, with its clarion call that to beat the virus today and ensure better health outcomes beyond the pandemic, hand hygiene must […]

This simplest act can make the world a better place

October 15, 2020

By: Nadine Leslie If you were lucky enough to grow up in a place that has ample clean water, hopefully your parents and teachers instilled in you good handwashing habits. Because right now, there is little that will pay off more for you and your […]

COVID-19 as an awakening for hand hygiene access

October 13, 2020

By: Team DefeatDD When the COVID-19 pandemic first began and little was known about the novel coronavirus, one of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s first recommendations was a simple, tried-and-true public health measure: handwashing. This advice persists today as one of the most important ways, […]

In Nigeria, Doctors Turn to Basic Hygiene to Slow Covid-19

July 3, 2020

By: Elena Bruess As the coronavirus pandemic spreads through Africa’s most populous country, a health foundation pushes for better access to water, sanitation and hygiene. Otun Adewale recounts the story of two doctors in a private hospital in Abuja, Nigeria. One who washes his hands […]

[Webinar Summary] Rx Hand Hygiene: Facilitating Clean Hands in Healthcare Facilities During COVID-19 and Beyond

May 8, 2020

On May 7, 2020 at 8am EDT (12pm UTC), the Global Handwashing Partnership and Emory University’s Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) hosted a webinar highlighting the importance of access to hand hygiene facilities and practical actions that can be taken in […]

Clean hands protect mothers and newborns in Nigeria through COVID-19

May 8, 2020

Rita Momoh is a registered nurse and midwife with Wellbeing Foundation in Abuja, Nigeria. She graduated with her nursing degree from Adamawa State College in northeast Nigeria and began her nursing practice at an orthopedic hospital in Jos, Nigeria. Rita practiced as a nurse before […]

The most momentus day in a century for the midwives: We must applaud midwives with WASH

May 5, 2020

By: H.E. Toyin Saraki, Wellbeing Foundation Africa Today, on 5th May, we celebrate the most momentous day in a century for the midwifery profession, the International Day of The Midwife, in the first ever Year of the Midwife, as the world is currently at a […]

Did you get the message? My favorite behavior change studies can inform the COVID-19 response

April 22, 2020

By: Julia Rosenbaum, FHI 360 This article was originally posted on FHI 360’s R&E Search for Evidence Blog.  Caught off-guard by the rapid novel coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission, governments and implementing partners are scrambling to develop prevention responses. To be effective, prevention communication must effectively spur […]


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