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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Published: March 5, 2020
This Technical Brief supplements existing IPC documents by referring to and summarizing WHO guidance on water, sanitation and health care waste which is relevant for viruses, including coronaviruses. WHO has also published a number of technical guidance documents on specific topics, including infection prevention and […]
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