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World Water Day 2018 Social Media Toolkit

March 13, 2018

Celebrated annually on March 22nd, World Water Day is an opportunity to promote and learn about water-related issues, and to inspire and rally others to solve the global water crisis. This year, World Water Day explores how nature can overcome water challenges, including floods, drought, and water pollution. […]

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2017 in Review: The GHP’s top ten moments

January 9, 2018

The GHP’s final SoapBox newsletter of 2017 focused on our favorite achievements in 2017. In many ways, 2017 was an exciting year for the GHP: we launched a new name and strategy, welcomed new members, explored new and innovative ideas in handwashing, and led hygiene […]

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Event Summary: From Research to Advocacy–Using evidence to drive change

November 7, 2017

Formative research can help practitioners understand determinants of handwashing behavior, improve program design, and develop achievable—and even scalable—outcomes for policy and programs. Using evidence can also enhance advocacy to influence decision-makers, stakeholders, and donors to adopt, integrate, and invest in hygiene interventions. To explore the […]

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Learn how research in advocacy can improve programmatic and policy outcomes at the UNC Water and Health Conference 2017

September 27, 2017

On October 18 at the UNC Water & Health Conference 2017, the Global Handwashing Partnership will convene a side event with WSSCC, WaterAid & FHI 360 to explore the role of research in advocacy, providing examples of how research has been used in advocacy, as well […]

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New Resource: Handwashing – Vital for Sustainable Development advocacy brief

September 26, 2017

This advocacy brief explains why handwashing with soap is critical to sustainable development, and how this key behavior contributes to many of the Sustainable Development Goals. Download the advocacy brief here.

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World Water Week—where does handwashing fit in?

August 31, 2017

By Carolyn Moore Stockholm World Water Week displays the incredible diversity of efforts to achieve SDG 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. Among sessions on business opportunities in fecal sludge management, the role of WASH in reducing stunting, and […]

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Global Handwashing Day 2017 Social Media Toolkit

August 2, 2017

The Global Handwashing Day social media campaign aims to create a global buzz about handwashing and to inspire increased promotion and practice of  handwashing globally. Social media tools reach millions of individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and government officials around the world. Social media tools allow Global Handwashing […]

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Healthcare Facilities

April 14, 2017

Access to improved WASH can help prevent the spread of healthcare-associated infections and allows healthcare staff to offer safe, clear, and desirable treatment and services to patients. Yearly, an estimated 15% of patients develop one or more infections during a hospital stay and that at any given […]

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Advocacy

January 9, 2017

Advocacy includes tactics like lobbying key decision makers, organizing demonstrations, and launching media campaigns to persuade decision makers to take action. Handwashing advocacy usually aims to influence public policy, public opinion, and resource mobilization. For example, advocates can call for handwashing to be included in […]

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WASH Works

September 1, 2016

Integration is very much a buzzword here at Stockholm World Water Week, and for good reason. Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) underscore many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and will be critical to achieving success in related areas, including education, nutrition, and health. But, […]

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