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.
Published: August 23, 2017
Good hygiene is critical to ensure that healthcare staff provide quality care, reduce the spread of infections, and protect the health of communities. This fact sheet explores the healthcare-related risks of poor hygiene and the critical elements of hand hygiene needed to improve quality of care […]
Published: August 2, 2017
Updated for 2017, this social media toolkit has sample messages, blog ideas, and resources to help celebrants and handwashing champions spread the word about Global Handwashing Day. This toolkit is available in English, French & Spanish.
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Published: March 7, 2017
Between July and December 2016, we identified 37 relevant peer-reviewed studies on handwashing. Learn about key findings during this time period in this handwashing research summary from the second half of 2016.
Published: August 8, 2016
Between January and June 2016, 32 relevant peer-reviewed studies on handwashing were identified. Learn about key findings during this time period in this Handwashing Research Summary.
Published: April 27, 2016
The facts about handwashing are clear. It prevents illness–from the commonplace such as influenza, diarrhea, and pneumonia–to the rare, yet deadly–such as Ebola. Its benefits are far reaching as it impacts not only health, but also nutrition, education, and equity. And, in addition to being […]
Published: April 19, 2016
On an annual basis, the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing convenes a Handwashing Think Tank where hygiene experts from civil society, government, research institutions, and the private sector gather to take stock of the best, identify the gaps, and articulate the way forward for hygiene […]
Published: March 18, 2015
Hygiene Advocacy Toolkit Annex 1 Advocacy Opportunities Annex Annex 2 Hygiene in the SDGs One-Pager in English and French Annex 3 Key Actors
Published: March 16, 2015
Do you know how many germs can live in one gram of poop? One trillion! Use this poster from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to remind others of this important reason to wash your hands. This poster is available in: Arabic 8.5×11 […]
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Published: March 16, 2015
Governments play a crucial role in supporting handwashing policies. This document explores how governments and promote handwashing and gives practical examples.
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