This Frequently Asked Questions document is based on a December 2019 webinar on the local production of alcohol-based hand rub in Uganda for healthcare workers by Infectious Disease Institute at Makerere University and the US CDC.
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 […]
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.
This Technical Brief supplements existing IPC documents by referring to and summarizing WHO guidance on water, sanitation and health care waste which is relevant for viruses, including coronaviruses. WHO has also published a number of technical guidance documents on specific topics, including infection prevention and […]
This poster provides the steps to prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, like Coronavirus Disease 2019. Preventative steps include avoiding close contact with people who are sick; covering cough and sneeze; avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth; and washing your hands with soap and water.
When it comes to preventing the spread of viral infections, like coronavirus, top public health professionals have advised handwashing with soap as a first-line defense. These graphics developed by the WHO can be shared on social media. The WHO has developed additional guidance on basic […]
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently launched Life is Better with Clean Hands, a new handwashing campaign designed to motivate adults to make clean hands part of their daily lives and encourage parents and caregivers to be handwashing role models for […]
The 7th virtual conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools was held on 30 October 2018. The presenters covered work on MHM that spanned countries and regions across the world, identifying shared challenges in programme design, implementation, and monitoring. OrganizationUNICEFName of person submittingMonica Serrano