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The Global Handwashing Partnership

2017

SoapBox: A Monthly Newsletter Published by the Global Handwashing Partnership  >

Published: April 1, 2019

SoapBox, our periodical, first appeared in 2017. It was informed by the need for a consistent platform to deliver updates and best practices to handwashing researchers and implementers. In line with our strategic objective for knowledge management, we aim to encourage practitioners to leverage best […]

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Learning Page: Habits  >

Published: October 23, 2018

This learning page provides background and additional resources from the Global Handwashing Partnership, on the science of habit and its intersection with handwashing.

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Learning Page: Integration  >

Published: October 23, 2018

Good handwashing has broad-reaching benefits beyond just the prevention of diarrhea and pneumonia. It can positively impact sanitation, education, nutrition, and more. As such, handwashing can, and should, be integrated into related development projects, policies, and initiatives. Three examples of sector programs where handwashing can […]

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Global Handwashing Day 2017 Report  >

Published: April 2, 2018

This report highlights resources, results and success stories of the 2017 Global Handwashing Day celebrations.

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FAQ: Using Nudges to Encourage Handwashing with Soap  >

Published: November 6, 2017

This brief answers some frequently asked questions about nudges as a behavior change tool, and highlights interventions where nudges have been used to increase handwashing.

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WASH in Healthcare Facilities: A toolbox for improving quality of care  >

Published: October 12, 2017

This resource, a microsite, shares tools, perspectives as well as the USAID Maternal & Child Survival program expertise in the integration of WASH in quality of care improvement.

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Handwashing – Vital for Sustainable Development advocacy brief  >

Published: September 14, 2017

This advocacy brief explains why handwashing with soap is critical to sustainable development, and how this key behavior contributes to many of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Norms, nudges, or addiction? Understanding drivers for handwashing behavior change.  >

Published: September 12, 2017

This webinar summary highlights findings from research and programs on norms, nudges and other drivers of hand hygiene behavior change.

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Global Handwashing Day 2017 Planner’s Guide, 6th edition  >

Published: August 28, 2017

Updated for 2017, this Planner’s Guide will help you plan a successful Global Handwashing Day event. The Planner’s Guide is also available in French and Spanish.

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Fact Sheet: Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities  >

Published: August 23, 2017

This fact sheet highlights the evidence on healthcare-related risks of poor hygiene and the critical components in the improvement of quality of care and reduction of negative outcomes of poor hand hygiene compliance in healthcare facilities.

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