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The Global Handwashing Partnership

Medical Aid Films: Handwashing for Hospital Staff

December 13, 2018

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.

Medical Aid Films: Community Handwashing – Mr. Tembo Comes Clean!

December 13, 2018

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.

Learning Page: Habits

October 23, 2018

This learning page provides background and additional resources from the Global Handwashing Partnership, on the science of habit and its intersection with handwashing.

Learning Page: Integration

October 23, 2018

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 […]

Online Module: Handwashing promotion: Monitoring and Evaluation

October 23, 2018

This guide will walk you through planning and implementing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for your handwashing promotion program. Programs that promote handwashing are diverse and vary in scope.

Online Module: More than Soap and Water- Taking Handwashing with Soap to Scale

October 23, 2018

The UNICEF Handwashing Module outlines how handwashing behavior can be changed on a large or national scale by providing lessons from industrial marketing and public health approaches and thinking.

Design, Delivery, Monitoring and Evaluation of Handwashing with Soap Programs: A Global Handwashing Partnership Certificate Course

October 23, 2018

This course explores the design, delivery and monitoring and evaluation of handwashing with soap programs, with a view to bringing programs to scale in low- and middle-income countries.

Learning Page: Healthcare Facilities

October 23, 2018

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 […]

Learning Page: Hygiene in Emergencies

October 23, 2018

In emergency settings, handwashing is critical to preventing the spread of disease and has high potential to reduce the health impact of disasters.

Global Handwashing Day 2018 Press Release

October 8, 2018

This press release announces this year’s Global Handwashing Day. It provides information about this year’s theme, “Clean Hands – A recipe for health,” and more information about Global Handwashing Day and its partners.

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