Published: April 7, 2020
The WASH in Schools Network (UNICEF, GIZ, Save the Children, WATERAID; Emory, LSHTM, among others) has compiled this knowledge map with links to relevant materials about COVID-19 for learners, their families and the education system. The map is intended for the time when schools are […]
Published: March 24, 2020
This printable poster can be used to help raise awareness of key times for handwashing with soap to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is designed for all audiences and can be downloaded for free through GHP’s resource hub. This poster is available in English, […]
Published: March 23, 2020
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that is caused by a novel coronavirus first identified in an outbreak in Wuhan, China. The disease can spread from person to person contact, both through direct contact with an infected person or through contact with surfaces […]
Published: March 16, 2020
The 2020-2024 Global Handwashing Partnership strategic plan emphasizes the GHP’s focus on advocacy and knowledge management, and highlights the greater need for integration and country-level action. In addition, the plan showcases the GHP’s new governance and financing structure.
Published: March 11, 2020
Citation: Lauer, S.A., Grantz, K.H., Bi, Q., Jones, F.K., Zheng, Q., Meredith, H.R., Azman, A.S., Reich, N.G., Lessler, J. ( 2020). The incubation period of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) from publicly reported confirmed cases: Estimation and application. Ann Intern Med. doi: 10.7326/M20-0504 Abstract: A novel […]
Published: March 10, 2020
This guide gives you practical tips to encourage community-level handwashing behavior to control and prevent the spread of coronavirus. The guide is currently available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Bangla, and Portugese. Find other Wash’Em COVID-19 resources here.
Published: March 5, 2020
Citation: Gon, G., Virgo S., de Barra M., Ali S.M., Campbell O.M., Graham W.J., Nash S., Woodd S.L., de Bruin M. (2020). Behavioural Determinants of Hand Washing and Glove Recontamination before Aseptic Procedures at Birth: A Time-and-Motion Study and Survey in Zanzibar Labour Wards. Int. J. […]
Published: February 28, 2020
Did you know that just 1cm of your hand holds 1500 bacteria? Yet, a 2015 study of handwashing in 54 countries found that on average, only 38.7% of households practiced handwashing with soap. Not washing your hands properly throughout the day is one of the […]
Published: February 10, 2020
Cleaning hands at key times with soap and water or hand sanitizer (alcohol-based handrub) is one of the most important steps you can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to those around you. This fact sheet shows you when and how to clean […]
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