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The Global Handwashing Partnership

Norms, nudges, or addiction? Understanding drivers for handwashing behavior change.

September 12, 2017

This webinar summary highlights findings from research and programs on norms, nudges and other drivers of hand hygiene behavior change.

Global Handwashing Day 2017 Planner’s Guide, 6th edition

August 28, 2017

Updated for 2017, this Planner’s Guide will help you plan a successful Global Handwashing Day event. The Planner’s Guide is also available in French and Spanish.

Fact Sheet: Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities

August 23, 2017

This fact sheet highlights the evidence on healthcare-related risks of poor hygiene and the critical components in the improvement of quality of care and reduction of negative outcomes of poor hand hygiene compliance in healthcare facilities.

Essential WASH Actions: A Training & Reference Pack to Supplement Essential Nutrition Actions

August 7, 2017

This document expounds the relationship between WASH and nutrition through action items and capacity-building materials.

Global Handwashing Day 2017 Social Media Toolkit

August 2, 2017

Updated for 2017, this social media toolkit has sample messages, blog ideas, and resources to help celebrants and handwashing champions spread the word about Global Handwashing Day. This toolkit is available in English, French & Spanish.  

WASH Counts in Healthcare Facilities: From awareness to action

May 5, 2017

This webinar summary provides context on the status of WASH in healthcare facilities, as well as insights into assessments, programs and action plans to reduce healthcare-associated infections linked to inadequate hand hygiene.

The State of Handwashing in 2016

March 28, 2017

In this summary, we outline key themes and findings from 59 handwashing-related research papers published in 2016.

July to December 2016 Research Summary

March 7, 2017

Between July and December 2016, we identified 37 relevant peer-reviewed studies on handwashing. Learn about key findings during this time period in this handwashing research summary from the second half of 2016.

Global Public Private Partnership for Handwashing Annotated Annual Report, 2016

February 28, 2017

In 2016, the PPPHW continued its work on advocacy and knowledge leadership as outlined in its 2013-2016 strategy. This annual report outlines our accomplishments and highlights from the year.

Clean Hands Prevent Cold & Flu: Protect yourself through good hygiene

February 7, 2017

This webinar summary highlights the role of hand hygiene in flu prevention, as well as the importance of integrated efforts between federal and provincial governments and non-profits in interventions.

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