May 18, 2018
In this summary, we outline key themes and findings from 117 handwashing-related research papers published in 2017. This summary presents the overarching findings of the literature on handwashing, and explores specific data and context. Key themes include access and coverage; benefits of handwashing; measuring handwashing […]
May 15, 2018
This video showcases a partnership between Lifebuoy and Oxfam to promote handwashing with soap in emergency settings. This partnership brought together Lifebuoy’s behaviour change and communications expertise and Oxfam’s humanitarian and public health response experience to demonstrate the positive difference a public-private sector partnership can make […]
May 15, 2018
Unilever soap brand Lifebuoy has partnered with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) to promote the importance of handwashing with soap at key occasions. This video shows how the program takes a creative approach to empower Girl Guides to develop good […]
April 26, 2018
May 5th marks two important global advocacy days — Hand Hygiene Day and International Day of the Midwife. This infographic introduces the key data on hand hygiene and sepsis, and shares what you can do to support health workers and prevent sepsis.
April 2, 2018
The Global Handwashing Partnership developed the Global Handwashing Day 2017 Report to tell the story of how Global Handwashing Day was celebrated around the world in 2017. More than 520 million people around the world rallied around the theme “Our hands, our future”. This report links to Global […]
March 12, 2018
Created for World Water Day 2018, this social media toolkit offers messages and infographics for social media to help celebrants and handwashing champions to promote the importance of hygiene in emergency settings, highlight ways to conserve water when handwashing, and remind your followers of the importance […]
February 28, 2018
This toolkit includes tools and resources to help hygiene advocates ensure that handwashing with soap is recognized as critical to health and development. It is designed to help users develop the ideas, tools, and messages to: Advocate to specific audiences to take action to promote […]
February 21, 2018
The 2017 Annual Report covers key accomplishments for the year, including: Celebrating Global Handwashing Day: This year’s Global Handwashing Day focused on the benefits of handwashing in building healthy futures, and participants hosted celebrations in communities, on national levels, and on social media. Learning about […]
November 6, 2017
For handwashing to be effective, it needs to be practiced consistently and thoroughly. Even when people have access to soap and water, and know how and why to wash their hands, many still do not properly wash their hands consistently at critical times. The handwashing […]
October 12, 2017
The USAID’s flagship Maternal & Child Survival Program works to advocate for investments in WASH in healthcare facilities improve programmatic approaches, and contribute to global learning. This microsite includes a toolbox of resources as well as perspectives and an emerging approach from its experience integrating […]
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