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The Global Handwashing Partnership

Global Handwashing Partnership Antitrust Guidelines

June 2, 2022

This document includes the Global Handwashing Partnership’s antitrust guidelines, outlining how the Partnership interacts with its partners.

2021 Hand Hygiene Research Summary

April 15, 2022

The 2021 hand hygiene research summary outlines key themes and findings from hygiene-related research papers published in 2021. Sections include health and non-health impacts of hand hygiene, hand hygiene access and supplies, determinants and interventions for hand hygiene behavior change in various settings, and the […]

WaterAid’s Hygiene Response to COVID-19: Programmatic Technical Learning Brief

March 15, 2022

This brief explores WaterAid’s at-scale implementation and lessons learned from hygiene response to COVID-19. It includes key COVID-19 and behavior change principles to follow when implementing hygiene programs. The brief is available in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Global Handwashing Day 2021 Report

February 25, 2022

This report summarizes the outcomes from Global Handwashing Day 2021. This year’s theme, “Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together,” builds on the need for collective action to accelerate hand hygiene progress. This report links to Global Handwashing Day tools, summarizes the […]

Global Handwashing Partnership Annual Report 2021

February 4, 2022

This report shares highlights from the Global Handwashing Partnership’s work in 2021. Read the report to learn about our advocacy and knowledge management activities, and how you can get involved.

Effectiveness of behaviour change techniques used in hand hygiene interventions targeting older children – A systematic review

January 31, 2022

Citation: Watson J, Cumming O, MacDougall A, Czerniewska A, Dreibelbis R. Effectiveness of behaviour change techniques used in hand hygiene interventions targeting older children – A systematic review. Soc Sci Med. 2021 Jul;281:114090. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114090. Epub 2021 May 31. PMID: 34118686. Abstract: Background: Promoting good […]

Hand Hygiene Policy Examples

January 4, 2022

Country roadmaps and other policy documents as they relate to the HH4A initiative tend to identify strategic goals and opportunities for investments to improve hand hygiene and guide actions. They should align multi-sectoral stakeholders and investments around a common, co-developed vision and course of action […]

SADC Hygiene Strategy, 2021 – 2025

November 19, 2021

This document provides a strategic framework for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) response to the hygiene challenges.

State of the World’s Hand Hygiene Report

November 1, 2021

This report outlines the current state of hand hygiene in the world, and how governments, communities, individuals and other stakeholders can accelerate progress to achieve hand hygiene for all. View the full report here.

H for Handwashing: Alphabet Book

October 12, 2021

Discover the alphabet A to Z with Azzy. Follow the fun as she makes new friends and learns about the power of water and soap along the way. This book is part of Lifebuoy’s ‘H for Handwashing’ campaign. Learn more about the campaign here.


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