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The Global Handwashing Partnership

Infographic: Clean Hands for All

July 10, 2019

The theme for Global Handwashing Day 2019 focuses on leaving no one behind in our handwashing advocacy. Our tagline, ‘clean hands for all’, reminds us to ensure handwashing initiatives are equitable and inclusive. Read this infographic to learn more about the theme and what you can […]

SNV Sanitation and Hygiene for All Programme: Identifying the last 10% of households practising open defecation in rural Tanzania

July 8, 2019

This case study describes the methodology and findings for identifying the last 10% of households practicing open defecation in Tanzania. This study was part of the SNV Sanitation and Hygiene for All Programme- a partnership between SNV Tanzania and the Government of Tanzania.

January to June 2019 Handwashing Research Index

June 17, 2019

A core goal of our research summaries is to increase the research focus on handwashing. This Handwashing Research Index is a collaboration between the Global Handwashing Partnership Soapbox and USAID Water Currents. Between January and June 2019, we found 36 studies which explore handwashing in […]

2018 Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank: Event Report

June 12, 2019

The Global Handwashing Partnership and Procter & Gamble convened the 2018 Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank in Manila, Philippines. This event brought together academics, practitioners and stakeholders working in handwashing behavior change across the globe to co-create solutions in handwashing behavior change. The event report […]

How a call for behavior change led to innovative solutions to better hand hygiene in a hospital in Denmark

June 10, 2019

Anne-Mette Iversen is a clinical nursing specialist at Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark. She graduated with a master’s degree in humanities and health studies at Aarhus University. For the past four years, she has emphasized the importance of hand hygiene in the Oncology Department at […]

How policy, training practice, and learning work together to improve hand hygiene

April 16, 2019

Chedly Azzouz is a Paramedical Professor, an infection prevention control master trainer with the World Health Organization, and a policy advisor. He works with health workers, health system leaders, and policy makers to improve hand hygiene to prevent infections. Chedly began his career as a […]

Human-Centered Design for Knowledge Management at the Global Handwashing Partnership

April 15, 2019

“When you let people participate in the design process, you find that they often have ingenious ideas about what would really help them. And it’s not a onetime thing; it’s an iterative process.” Melinda Gates, “The Human Element: Melinda Gates and Paul Farmer on Designing […]

WASH in Schools empowers girls education: Proceedings of the 7th Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools

April 9, 2019

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

SoapBox: A Monthly Newsletter Published by the Global Handwashing Partnership

April 1, 2019

SoapBox, our periodical, first appeared in 2017. It was informed by the need for a consistent platform to deliver updates and best practices to handwashing researchers and implementers. In line with our strategic objective for knowledge management, we aim to encourage practitioners to leverage best […]

Wash’Em Webinar: Doing Hygiene Programming Better

April 1, 2019

This resource provides a recording and other resources from the Wash’Em Webinar entitled, “Doing Hygiene Programming Better”.

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