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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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GHP Celebrates Menstrual Hygiene Day

May 26, 2017

Carolyn Moore, Secretariat Director, Global Handwashing Partnership Sunday, May 28th, is Menstrual Hygiene Day. Like handwashing, menstrual hygiene is a critical practice for good health and quality of life. This year, the MHM Alliance has focused the day on menstrual hygiene education. Education about menstruation […]

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Nutrition

January 9, 2017

Harmful germs, often found on the hands, can prevent the body’s ability to absorb nutrients. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 50% of cases of child undernutrition are due to repeated diarrhea and intestinal infections caused by poor sanitation and hygiene conditions or lack […]

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Integration

January 9, 2017

Good handwashing has broad-reaching benefits beyond just the prevention of diarrhea and pneumonia. It can positively impact sanitation, education, nutrition, and more. As such, handwashing can, and should, be integrated into related development projects, policies, and initiatives. Three examples of sector programs where handwashing can […]

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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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A Cause for Celebration: Global Handwashing Day 2016

August 18, 2016

Originally published on the Clean, Fed & Nurtured website. Every October 15, hundreds of thousands of schools, community groups, organizations, and governments join together to promote handwashing with soap and celebrate Global Handwashing Day. This year is no different. Handwashing with soap is most often […]

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Silos should be used for storing grain, not delivering development programs

June 16, 2016

By Hanna Woodburn On June 13, 2016 FHI 360 hosted Greater than the Sum of its Parts, a first-ever FHI 360 summit on integrated development. Over the past two years, FHI 360 has embarked on a journey to dig deep into both the “why” and […]

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