In this video, set in Ndole Central Hospital, Zambia, we follow healthcare workers in two scenarios: caring for clients with and without hand hygiene. This resource highlights the steps in handwashing, and critical moments for hand hygiene in healthcare facilities.
In this video produced by Medical Aid Films, we follow Mr. Tembo and his family in Chipulusuku, Zambia. Lessons on the connection between handwashing, wound healing and work absenteeism are shared as Mr. Tembo and his community learn that hand hygiene saves lives.
By: Aarin Palomares, Global Handwashing Partnership Every year, the UNC Water & Health conference convenes WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) professionals from civil society, government, research institutions, and the private sector to discuss successes in the field, identify current gaps, and ways to move forward […]
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 […]
2013 / Published by UNICEF & Global Handwashing Partnership
Access to improved WASH can help prevent the spread of healthcare-associated infections and allows healthcare staff to offer safe, clear, and desirable treatment and services to patients. Yearly, an estimated 15% of patients develop one or more infections during a hospital stay and that at any given […]
2018 / Published by Global Handwashing Partnership