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 […]
November 6, 2017
For handwashing to be effective, it needs to be practiced consistently and thoroughly. Even when people have access to soap and water, and know how and why to wash their hands, many still do not properly wash their hands consistently at critical times. The handwashing […]
October 13, 2017
By Wanjiku Kuria, Technical Specialist – Sanitation & Hygiene, World Vision Kenya; originally published 13 October 2017 by World Vision. Diarrhoea alone kills nearly 2 million people worldwide each year, of which 1.5 million are children. Nearly 90 per cent of diarrhoea is attributed to […]
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 […]
October 5, 2016
Ebola was once a disease that primarily plagued the African subcontinent. This all changed in 2014 when Ebola spread rapidly through the region. It quickly became a global threat that triggered an unparalleled international response. Despite the fact that good hand hygiene practices, including handwashing […]
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