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GLAAS Hygiene Highlight 2020  >

Published: July 1, 2020

Understanding how governments and external support agencies (ESAs) are addressing hygiene is critical during the COVID-19 pandemic and will continue to be so after. Approaches to increase handwashing with soap and provide infrastructure for hygiene, as well as activities to promote and complement hygiene practices, […]

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Hand Hygiene for All: A Call to Action for All of Society to Achieve Universal Access to Hand Hygiene  >

Published: June 26, 2020

The Hand Hygiene for All initiative aims to implement WHO’s global recommendations on hand hygiene to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic and work to ensure lasting infrastructure and behaviors. This document outlines why universal hand hygiene is important and how multiple actors can work […]

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Midwives are paving the way for better hand hygiene in Lagos, Nigeria  >

Published: May 4, 2020

COVID-19 is a reminder of the critical role of hand hygiene in preventing diseases and improving health outcomes. As the first hands to touch a newborn baby, midwives protect the lives of mothers, their children, and their communities. In Lagos, Nigeria, a team of midwives […]

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SWA COVID-19 and WASH Messages for Policy Makers  >

Published: April 20, 2020

These messages developed by Sanitation and Water for all can be used when advocating for WASH in response to COVID-19. These messages are available in English, Spanish, and French here.

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Stop Coronavirus Poster  >

Published: April 16, 2020

This poster was developed with the support of the Kenyan National Business Compact on Coronavirus. The poster highlights preventative measures, sign and symptoms, and ways to protect yourself and others from coronavirus. This poster is available in English and Swahili.

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FAQs: Local Production of Alcohol-Based Handrub in Health Facilities  >

Published: April 16, 2020

This Frequently Asked Questions document is based on a December 2019 webinar on the local production of alcohol-based hand rub in Uganda for healthcare workers by Infectious Disease Institute at Makerere University and the US CDC.

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Bangladesh WASH messages for COVID-19  >

Published: April 2, 2020

These key hygiene messages developed by WASH Cluster-Cox’s Bazar and partners can be used by hygiene promoters and volunteers for refugees.

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Key Messages and Actions for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Schools  >

Published: April 1, 2020

This document developed by WHO, UNICEF, and IFRC provides key messages and actions for COVID-19 prevention and control in schools.

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Handwashing and Coronavirus Fact Sheet  >

Published: March 23, 2020

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that is caused by a novel coronavirus first identified in an outbreak in Wuhan, China. The disease can spread from person to person contact, both through direct contact with an infected person or through contact with surfaces […]

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Global Handwashing Partnership 2020-2024 Strategic Plan  >

Published: March 16, 2020

The 2020-2024 Global Handwashing Partnership strategic plan emphasizes the GHP’s focus on advocacy and knowledge management, and highlights the greater need for integration and country-level action. In addition, the plan showcases the GHP’s new governance and financing structure.

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