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Global Handwashing Day 2020 Fact Sheet

September 8, 2020

This fact sheet explains the research and rationale behind this year’s Global Handwashing Day theme, “Hand Hygiene for All”. Read the fact sheet for more information on the recent Hand Hygiene for All initiative, in which this year’s theme is based on, and other information […]

Global Handwashing Day 2020 Facebook Banners

August 12, 2020

Use your Facebook page to celebrate Global Handwashing Day by changing your profile banner picture.

Global Handwashing Day 2020 Twitter Banners

August 12, 2020

Use your Twitter page to celebrate Global Handwashing Day by changing your profile banner picture.

GHD 2020 Infographic: Hand Hygiene for All

August 12, 2020

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 […]

10 immediate WASH in schools (WinS) actions

July 16, 2020

This document developed by the WASH in Schools Network provides 10 WASH immediate actions to support school heads in managing their response to COVID-19.

USAID WASH: Strategic Approach to COVID-19 Response

July 9, 2020

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 […]

Use, Adoption, and Effectiveness of Tippy-Tap Handwashing Station in Promoting Hand Hygiene Practices in Resource-Limited Settings: A Systematic Review

July 1, 2020

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 […]

GLAAS Hygiene Highlight 2020

July 1, 2020

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, […]

Hand Hygiene for All: A Call to Action for All of Society to Achieve Universal Access to Hand Hygiene

June 26, 2020

The Hand Hygiene for All initiative aims to implement WHO’s global recommendations on hand hygiene to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic and work to ensure lasting infrastructure and behaviors. This document outlines why universal hand hygiene is important and how multiple actors can work […]

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