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Enabling Technologies for Handwashing with Soap: A Case Study on the Tippy-Tap in Uganda

March 13, 2015

The purpose of this study was to document the process through which tippy-taps were promoted to qualitatively explore the results and to draw out lessons for future interventions.

Getting the Basic Right – The Role of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Maternal and Reproductive Health: A Conceptual Framework

March 13, 2015

This study sought to explore linkages between WASH and maternal and perinatal health via a conceptual approach and a scoping review.

Non-clinical Interventions for Acute Respiratory Infections and Diarrhoeal Diseases Among Young Children in Developing Countries

March 13, 2015

Researchers in this study explored the impact of non-clinical interventions-including those in sanitation and hygiene-on acute respiratory infections and diarrheal disease.

2014 Handwashing Research Summary

March 13, 2015

This research summary highlights the key findings from 26 handwashing-related studies published in 2014.

More than Soap and Water: Taking Handwashing with Soap to Scale

March 13, 2015

This training module, developed by UNICEF in 2008, draws on lessons from industrial marketing approaches and public health thinking to outline how handwashing behavior can be changed on a large scale.

Briefing Paper: Greater Investment in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene is Key to the Fight Against Undernutrition

March 13, 2015

This briefing paper outlines the negative impact that a lack water, sanitation, and hygiene can pose, with a focus on under-nutrition. Published by Action contre La Faim (ACF) International, this briefing paper urges policymakers and governments to prioritize and fund WASH to avoid these negative consequences.

Promoting Handwashing and Sanitation: Evidence from a Large-Scale Randomized Trial in Rural Tanzania

March 13, 2015

A recent World Bank study looks at the impact of two large-scale, government-implemented handwashing and sanitation programs in rural Tanzania.

A Food Hygiene Intervention in Nepal

March 13, 2015

This video from SHARE dives into a 2012-2014 Nepali food hygiene intervention conducted by Om Prasad Gautam, PhD Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

The Integrated Behavioral Model for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene: A Systematic Review

March 13, 2015

This systematic review, conducted by Robert Dreibelbis and colleagues, looks at existing models and frameworks of theory informing WASH behavior change and maintenance. These findings informed the development of a new framework:  the Integrated Behavioral Model for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (IBM-WASH).

Complementary Food Hygiene Policy Brief: An overlooked opportunity in the WASH, nutrition, and health sectors

March 13, 2015

Poor complementary food hygiene may account for a substantial proportion of diarrheal diseases among infants and young children in developing countries. This briefing paper documents SHARE’s contribution to narrowing the evidence gap, highlights opportunities for future research, and offers insights that could influence policy and […]

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