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USAID’s Maternal & Child Survival Program WASH in healthcare facilities microsite launched

October 23, 2017

The USAID’s flagship Maternal & Child Survival Program works to advocate for investments in WASH in healthcare facilities improve programmatic approaches, and contribute to global learning. This microsite includes a toolbox of resources as well as perspectives and an emerging approach from its experience integrating […]

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Handwashing with soap: why should we care?

October 16, 2017

By Om Prasad Gautam, Senior WASH Manager for Hygiene, WaterAid UK; originally published on 13 October 2017 by WaterAid. Every year we celebrate Global Handwashing Day on 15 October with exciting, innovative activities across many countries. But why? What role should handwashing play in the global development […]

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Fact Sheet: Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities

August 23, 2017

Good hygiene is critical to ensure that healthcare staff provide quality care, reduce the spread of infections, and protect the health of communities. This fact sheet explores the healthcare-related risks of poor hygiene and the critical elements of hand hygiene needed to improve quality of care […]

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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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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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‘Raising the bar and expanding the scope’ at Stockholm World Water Week

August 31, 2016

With the agreement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global community set its intentions for how it wants the world to look in 2030. But, this reality won’t be achieved without hard work, smart collaborations, and significant funding. Unsurprisingly, this has been a major […]

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Engaging around Equity at Stockholm World Water Week

August 30, 2016

By Hanna Woodburn   Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) is one of my favorite conferences each year, because it tends to create cohesion between many disparate conversations that have taken place throughout the rest of the year. Through sessions, working group meetings, and impromptu conversations […]

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The Forecast from Stockholm: What we are looking forward to this World Water Week

August 29, 2016

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Cholera and Handwashing Fact Sheet

August 9, 2016

A PDF version of this fact sheet can be accessed here. Cholera is a diarrheal disease that has a substantial impact on public health. Each year, it affects the lives of millions of people, especially those who live in conditions that are not conducive to practicing […]

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Raise your hand for hygiene: A global call for a hygiene indicator in the SDGs!

July 15, 2015

Hygiene—specifically handwashing with soap—is one of the most important interventions for human health and development and is a universal necessity. Fundamental to fighting undernutrition, reducing child mortality, overcoming antibiotic resistance, and advancing access to education, hygiene underpins the delivery of several other Sustainable Development Goals […]

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