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The Global Handwashing Partnership

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 […]

Keep Calm and Wash Your Hands Handwashing Poster

March 13, 2015

These posters from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention send a simple message: Keep calm and wash your hands.

Watershed Management Group Tippy Tap Video

March 10, 2015

This inspiring, award-winning video shows the process of making a tippy-tap.

Exploring New Ideas in Hygiene Integration, Innovations and Insights into Behavioral Drivers

March 10, 2015

To celebrate Global Handwashing Day 2014, the PPPHW, FHI 360, Devex, and WASH Advocates brought together a diverse group of speakers to present new ideas and innovations. This is a recording of the event.


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