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Timor-Leste Hygienic Initiative Concept Note

October 1, 2021

This concept note provides the rationale and strategies to support ODF communities in upgrading household and institutional sanitation to achieve ‘hygienic’ status in Bobonaro Municipality.

Rwanda National Handwashing Sub-Strategy, 2019 – 2024

October 1, 2021

This sub-strategy sets out a framework for creating and sustaining a culture of handwashing with soap at critical moments through collaborative efforts between a multi-sectoral cast of governmental and nongovernmental stakeholders. The strategy highlights three main areas of action: 1) Creation of demand for handwashing […]

Hand Hygiene for All Country Roadmap Guidance Document

September 17, 2021

In line with the Hand Hygiene for All Results Framework country output to develop a costed, government-led country roadmap and based on the more detailed Country Roadmaps Framework, this document is a practical step-by-step guidance to draft a context-specific country roadmap to achieve hand hygiene […]

Hand Hygiene Costing Tool for Domestic Settings

September 17, 2021

This tool aims to provide country-specific cost estimates to achieve universal hand hygiene in households by 2030. It was jointly developed by WHO and UNICEF, through a consultancy with WASHeconomics and with input from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the World Bank […]

H for Handwashing Campaign: Resource Page

September 3, 2021

Handwashing has never been more important. As the world marks Global Handwashing Day while fighting the Covid-19 global pandemic, Unilever-Lifebuoy wants to make sure handwashing gets the attention it deserves. Children have been learning the letters of the alphabet for hundreds of years through simple […]

2021 Handwashing Innovations Think Tank Report

August 20, 2021

The Global Handwashing Partnership convened the 2021 virtual Handwashing Innovations Think Tank in May 2021. This event brought together academics, practitioners and stakeholders working in handwashing behavior change across the globe to co-create solutions for handwashing innovation.

Global Handwashing Day 2021 Fact Sheet

August 17, 2021

This fact sheet explains the research and rationale behind this year’s Global Handwashing Day theme, “Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together!” Use the evidence provided to take action this Global Handwashing Day!

Infographic: Our Future is at Hand

August 17, 2021

Read this infographic to learn more about this year’s Global Handwashing Day theme, “Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together!”

Global Handwashing Day 2021 Social Media Toolkit

August 17, 2021

Updated for 2021, this social media toolkit has sample messages, templates, and graphics to help handwashing champions spread the word about Global Handwashing Day. Visit our social media page to share additional messages directly onto your social media channels!

USAID Technical Brief: Social and Behavior Change for WASH

August 13, 2021

This technical brief provides guidance on developing effective, evidence-based social and behavior change programming to achieve water security, sanitation, and hygiene development objectives. It lays out the process for developing Social and Behavior Change (SBC) programs in support of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and […]


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