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Global Handwashing Day “Always Wash Your Hands” Poster

August 3, 2023

This poster, designed for children, shows the key times for handwashing and demonstrates how to properly wash hands.  This poster is available in: Arabic, Czech, Dutch, English, French, Indonesian, Portuguese, and Spanish.   

Global Handwashing Day Contest Release Form

July 11, 2023

This release form is for those participating in the “Creating Clean Hands” Contest.  The Global Handwashing Partnership must have the required written release form on file for your submission to be counted. This authorization assures that those featured in your music video know that the […]

[Webinar Summary] Leveraging Human-Centered Design and AI Systems for Behavior Change in Health

June 1, 2023

On Wednesday, May 17, 2023, the Global Handwashing Partnership and USAID MOMENTUM hosted a webinar entitled “Leveraging Human-Centered Design and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems for Behavior Change in Health.” The webinar shared an example from the SafeHands Project implemented under USAID MOMENTUM and included discussion […]

2022 Hand Hygiene Research Summary

May 26, 2023

The 2022 hand hygiene annual research summary outlines key themes and findings from hygiene-related research papers published in 2022. Sections include hand hygiene impacts, hand hygiene access and supplies, and determinants and interventions for hand hygiene behavior change in various settings.

2022 Hand Hygiene Research Index

May 26, 2023

The 2022 Hand Hygiene Research Index is a comprehensive list of all peer-reviewed publications related to hand hygiene published in 2022. The index is available here. To read a full narrative of research published in 2022, check out the 2022 Hand Hygiene Research Summary here.

2022 Hand Hygiene Think Tank Report

March 24, 2023

The Global Handwashing Partnership Hand Hygiene Think Tank brings together experts to spur new ideas and insights regarding key hand hygiene topics. In 2022, through the Hand Hygiene for All Global Initiative, the Hand Hygiene Think Tank was leveraged to support the development of forthcoming […]

Global Handwashing Day 2022 Report

March 9, 2023

This report summarizes the outcomes from Global Handwashing Day 2022. This year’s theme, “Unite for Universal Hand Hygiene,” builds on the need for collective action to accelerate hand hygiene progress. This report links to Global Handwashing Day tools, summarizes the global impact of Global Handwashing […]

Global Handwashing Partnership Annual Report 2022

January 11, 2023

This report shares highlights from the Global Handwashing Partnership’s work in 2022. Read the report to learn about our advocacy and knowledge management activities, and how you can get involved.

Lesotho National Hand Hygiene Strategy

December 14, 2022

This national hand hygiene strategy marks the Government of Lesotho’s commitment to achieving hand hygiene for all. The strategy highlights four main areas of action: 1) leadership from the national level to the local level to create the political, societal and behavioural changes to inspire […]

Hand Hygiene Country Roadmap: Nigeria

December 14, 2022

This Nigeria Country Roadmap recognizes the necessity of three core factors namely: political leadership, a strong enabling environment, and increased supply and demand for hand hygiene through inclusive programming at scale. Activities to realize these factors have been detailed to include short-term COVID-19 response needs […]


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