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10 immediate WASH in schools (WinS) actions  >

Published: July 16, 2020

This document developed by the WASH in Schools Network provides 10 WASH immediate actions to support school heads in managing their response to COVID-19.

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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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Handwashing Compendium for Low Resource Settings: A Living Document (2nd edition)  >

Published: June 8, 2020

This compendium is a living document which will be updated regularly as learning emerges. It has been developed and disseminated quickly so immediate, relevant and timely actions can be taken. Find the living document here. Citation: Coultas, M. and Iyer, R. with Myers, J. (2020) […]

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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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Did you get the message? My favorite behavior change studies can inform the COVID-19 response  >

Published: April 22, 2020

By: Julia Rosenbaum, FHI 360 This article was originally posted on FHI 360’s R&E Search for Evidence Blog.  Caught off-guard by the rapid novel coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission, governments and implementing partners are scrambling to develop prevention responses. To be effective, prevention communication must effectively spur […]

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The determinants of handwashing behaviour in domestic settings: An integrative systematic review  >

Published: April 5, 2020

Citation: White, S., Thorseth, A., Dreibelbis, R., & Curtis, V., 2020. The determinants of handwashing behaviour in domestic settings: An integrative systematic review. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 227. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2020.113512 Abstract: Hygiene promotion interventions are likely to be more effective if they target […]

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Theory and practice of social norms interventions: eight common pitfalls  >

Published: March 19, 2020

Citation: Cislaghi, B. & Heise, L., 2018. Theory and practice of social norms interventions: eight common pitfalls. Globalization and Health, 14(1), 83. Abstract: BACKGROUND: Recently, Global Health practitioners, scholars, and donors have expressed increased interest in “changing social norms” as a strategy to promote health […]

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WHO Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)  >

Published: March 11, 2020

This course provides information on what facilities can do to be prepared in the case of an emerging respiratory virus, such as the novel coronavirus. This course covers Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) measures required to: Be prepared and ready to respond to an outbreak, […]

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Wash’Em Coronavirus Brief  >

Published: March 10, 2020

This guide gives you practical tips to encourage community-level handwashing behavior to control and prevent the spread of coronavirus. The guide is currently available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Bangla, and Portugese. Find other Wash’Em COVID-19 resources here.

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