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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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SoaPen joins handwashing, learning, and play

January 11, 2018

It’s flu season in many parts of the world, and children are absent from urban and rural classrooms fighting cold, fever, diarrhea and other infectious illnesses. While most people with proper care and access to medicines will recover, 1,400 children die every day from infectious […]

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Gender equity, government buy-in, and other lessons from the Water & Health Conference

December 12, 2017

By Bijan Manavizadeh, Global Handwashing Partnership It often surprises me how much can be accomplished and learned in one year. This October, I attended the UNC Water & Health Conference for the second consecutive year. Though there were many important themes discussed, several resonated for […]

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Case Study: SpaTap Celebrates Global Handwashing Day

December 4, 2017

Schools are critical places for children to learn good handwashing habits, and proper school handwashing keeps children healthy and ready to learn. This case study from GHP member SpaTap shows one creative way to bring handwashing stations to schools to encourage handwashing on Global Handwashing […]

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Exploring the Handwashing Research of Dr. Reshmaan Husssam

October 13, 2017

Originally published by USAID. This Global Handwashing Day explore the handwashing research of Dr. Reshmaan Hussam, an economist and assistant professor at Harvard Business School on Global Waters Radio. Dr. Hussam chats with Senior Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and Social Behavior Change Advisor Nga Nguyen from […]

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Catch them young: Three challenges to the WASH sector to accelerate handwashing

October 12, 2017

By Dr. Fungai Makoni, WASH Regional Programme Director, World Vision East Africa Region; originally a published 5 October 2017 by World Vision International.  When my daughters were doing their first grade in Harare, Zimbabwe, I went to their schools while I was working for the Institute […]

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Lessons from children: What a 4-year-old reminded me about handwashing

October 11, 2017

By Precious Sancho, Senior Technical Advisor, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, World Vision US. Originally published by World Vision International on 4 October 2017. Little Blessing is truly my blessing! Her smile lights up the room and you can’t help laughing at her hyper child-like innocence. Blessing and her […]

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Fit for the Future! Combating Malnutrition through Daily Handwashing in Schools

October 11, 2017

By Alex Winkscha, Regional Coordinator for Cambodia & Lao PDR, GIZ Regional Fit for School Program This year’s celebration of the Global Handwashing Day takes place under the theme of “Our Hands, Our Future”. For many children across the world, their future hinges on the availability of […]

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Sherifa: A shining star for WASH

October 10, 2017

By Joseline N. Annan and Cynthia Fosuah, WV Ghana. Originally published by World Vision International on October 4, 2017. Sherifa is a nine-year-old girl living in a community called Dingoni, in Ghana. This fun-loving girl, only child to her parents, has become a champion for change in her […]

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A future without handwashing

October 9, 2017

By Dr. Emmanuel Opong, Regional Director, WASH and Capacity Building, World Vision International. Originally published by World Vision International on October 4, 2017. What if no one ever washed their hands? Ever. Again. (And, yes, this includes no hand sanitizer) How long would we expect […]

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