Handwashing has never been more important. As the world marks Global Handwashing Day while fighting the Covid-19 global pandemic, Unilever-Lifebuoy wants to make sure handwashing gets the attention it deserves. Children have been learning the letters of the alphabet for hundreds of years through simple […]
This year’s theme reminds us that we must work toward universal access and practice of handwashing with soap for now and for a healthy future. Read this infographic to learn more about the theme and what you can do for Global Handwashing Day! This infographic […]
The Hand Hygiene for All initiative aims to move the world towards this goal: supporting the most vulnerable communities with the means to protect their health and environment. This launch document provides an overview of the initiative’s objectives and aims.
This joint statement by UNICEF’s Executive Director, Henrietta Fore, and WHO’s Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, provides an overview of the need for and aim of the Hand Hygiene for All Initiative.
USAID is responding to COVID-19 by bringing together multiple sectors in order to address critical emergency response, recovery, and long-term resilience that helps prevent the next outbreak. Within the health system, priorities include Infection Prevention and Control (IPC), including WASH, health systems strengthening, and global […]
Citation: Mbakaya, B.C., Kalembo, F.W., Zgambo, M. (2020). Use, Adoption, and Effectiveness of Tippy-Tap Handwashing Station in Promoting Hand Hygiene Practices in Resource-Limited Settings: A Systematic Review. BMC Public Health, 20(1). doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09101-w. Abstract Background: Tippy-taps are locally made devices for washing hands with running […]
Understanding how governments and external support agencies (ESAs) are addressing hygiene is critical during the COVID-19 pandemic and will continue to be so after. Approaches to increase handwashing with soap and provide infrastructure for hygiene, as well as activities to promote and complement hygiene practices, […]