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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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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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Key WASH and Nutrition Resources for World Water Day

March 22, 2016

Key WASH/Nutrition Integration Documents The month of March, as part of Water Action Month, the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing is celebrating the impact that water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) can have on fighting undernutrition. Today, World Water Day, we are sharing some key documents […]

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