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The Global Handwashing Partnership

WASH in Emergencies Problem Exploration Report: Handwashing

March 8, 2019

This report from the Humanitarian Innovation Fund explores the challenges and limitations of handwashing in emergency settings, and outlines focus areas for future research.

How data, leadership, and accountability led to better hand hygiene

February 21, 2019

  Ms. Maureen Banks, RN, DNP, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE, is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Executive of the Spaulding Rehab Network. She shared her experience leading Spaulding Hospital Cambridge to dramatically reducing infection rates through improvements in hand hygiene. Working to prevent infection […]

Case Studies from Tanzania: Emotional Demonstrations of Handwashing with Soap at Vaccination Centres & Sustaining Open Defecation-Free Status

February 19, 2019

These case studies provide practical information for implementing innovative WASH interventions, and brief discussions on challenges and lessons learned by the SNV Tanzania team and their partners in communities. OrganizationSNV TanzaniaName of person submittingMaría Florencia Rieiro

Handwashing and Measles Infographic

February 18, 2019

This infographic introduces key ways to prevent the transmission of measles through handwashing. In addition to vaccination, handwashing with soap is an effective way to prevent the transmission and spread of the measles virus.

Webinar Summary: Mobile Health (mHealth) Messaging to Facilitate Handwashing with Soap Behavior Change

February 15, 2019

On February 7th, 2019, the Global Handwashing Partnership, in conjunction with USAID and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, hosted a webinar discussion on the development and randomized controlled trial of a water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) mobile health program in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2018 Global Handwashing Day Report

February 12, 2019

This report summarizes the 2018 Global Handwashing Day campaign. The campaign theme, ‘Clean hands- a recipe for health’, encouraged everyone to make handwashing with soap a part of every meal. This report links to Global Handwashing Day tools, summarizes the global impact of Global Handwashing Day, shares […]

Global Handwashing Partnership 2018 Annual Report

February 1, 2019

This report shares highlights from the Global Handwashing Partnership’s work in 2018. Read the report to learn about our work in advocacy and knowledge management, and how you can get involved.

WASH and Health Working Together: a ‘How-to Guide’ for NTD Programmes

January 31, 2019

This toolkit, developed by the Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network and WHO,  provides step-by-step guidance to NTD program implementers on how to work collaboratively with the WASH community to improve delivery of water, sanitation and hygiene services to underserved population affected by many neglected tropical […]

Preschool and Nursery School-focused Handwashing Worksheets

January 28, 2019

This resource, uploaded by the Kiddiwash team, provides designs, worksheets and learning certificates to help nursery school children learn the importance of handwashing at critical times. OrganizationTeal Patents LtdName of person submittingPhilip Briggs

Supplies, knowledge, and leadership: preventing newborn sepsis through better hand hygiene in Cameroon

January 9, 2019

Nkwan Jacob Gobte, BNS, MPH, is a nurse and Director of Baptist Training School for Health Personnel (BTSHP) Banso, and Infection Prevention Supervisor, Cameroon Baptist Health Services , International Ambassador for the Society for Health Care Epidemiology of America (SHEA). Nkwan Jacob is an international […]

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