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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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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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Global Waters Radio podcast: Incentivizing Handwashing Habit Formation

October 13, 2017

Following the GHP & USAID webinar “Norms, nudges, or addiction? Understanding drivers for handwashing behavior change” on September 12th, Global Waters Radio recently spoke with USAID’s Nga Nguyen and Harvard University’s Dr. Reshmaan Hussam about incentivizing handwashing behavior change. Learn more about the discussion between Nga […]

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Handwashing with Soap, Where Are We?

October 10, 2017

Originally published on Globalwaters.org, October 4, 2017. Global Handwashing Day (October 15) was established in 2008 as a platform to advocate for greater attention to hand hygiene. This effort, combined with many other efforts to bring attention to the need for improved water supply, sanitation, […]

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Norms, nudges, or addiction? Understanding drivers for handwashing behavior change.

September 20, 2017

Handwashing with soap is one of the most effective ways to prevent diseases, but behavior change to increase handwashing remains a challenge. On September 12, 2017, the Global Handwashing Partnership and USAID hosted a webinar that focused on behavior change approaches for handwashing with soap. […]

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WASH Counts in Healthcare Facilities: From awareness to action

May 4, 2017

The lack of access to an improved water source and availability of soap at many healthcare facilities (HCF) in resource-limited settings is a real problem. This along with the gaps in the awareness of the importance of enhanced hygiene and infection prevention undercut the ability […]

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Upcoming Webinar: WASH Counts in Healthcare Facilities!

April 12, 2017

Did you know that an estimated 15% of patients develop one or more infections during a hospital stay and that at any given time 10 of every 100 hospitalized patients in developing countries acquire at least one healthcare-associated infection? The lack of access to an […]

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Community Water and Sanitation Agency, WaterAid, UNICEF, USAID, Ghana Education Services, and more collaborate throughout Ghana

December 12, 2016

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) coordinated activities in 7 regions of Ghana in partnership with WaterAid, USAID, World Vision Ghana, UNICEF, Plan Ghana, Global Communities, Ghana Education Service, and district assemblies. The national program was organised in the Upper West Region. Most of […]

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