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The Global Handwashing Partnership

“Dirty Hands Can Be Scary!” poster campaign by St. Louis County Department of Public Health

December 30, 2016

This resource provides links to the St. Louis County Department of Public Health handwashing campaign materials.

Webinar Summary: Fostering WASH & Wellbeing in the Workplace

November 19, 2016

This webinar summary highlights a discussion and recommendations  for improving workplace sanitation and hygiene for employee wellness.

Webinar Summary: The Ebola Crisis & Innovative WASH Solutions

September 27, 2016

This webinar summary explores innovative WASH and social behavior change strategies which contributed to the halt of the 2014 Ebola outbreak.

Cholera and Handwashing Fact Sheet

August 9, 2016

This factsheet highlights the key facts abut Cholera, including case incidence, transmission, management, and the role of hand hygiene and other WASH interventions in the prevention of Cholera.

January – June 2016 Research Summary

August 8, 2016

Between January and June 2016, 32 relevant peer-reviewed studies on handwashing were identified. Learn about key findings during this time period in this Handwashing Research Summary.

Global Handwashing Day 2015 Report

May 31, 2016

In 2015, millions of people rallied around the slogan “Raise a Hand for Hygiene” and celebrated Global Handwashing Day. This report tells the story of Global Handwashing Day in 2015.  

2016 Handwashing Think Tank: Integration, Settings, Scale/Sustainability

April 27, 2016

This overview of the 2016 Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank highlights the background, sessions and recommendations for all actors in the hand hygiene space.

Webinar Summary: Moving from Evidence to Action: Highlights from the 2016 Handwashing Think Tank

April 27, 2016

This webinar summary provides insights into the discussions and recommendations from the 2016 Handwashing Behavior Change Think Tank.

2015 Regional Handwashing Think Tank, Senegal: Emotional Motivators, Behavioral Settings and the Science of Habit

April 19, 2016

This document discussed emotional motivators, behavioral settings and the science of habit formation-three themes explored during the 2015 Regional Handwashing Think  Tank.

Webinar Summary: WASHing Away Diseases Two Hands at a Time

February 18, 2016

This webinar summary explores the relationship between WASH and the prevalence of neglected tropical diseases.


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