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‘How to’ Brief: Communicating for Hand Hygiene during COVID-19  >

Published: March 31, 2021

This brief provides suggestions for crisis planning and risk communication particular to hand hygiene and related issues for COVID-19. It also suggests some ways to accelerate your planning to shape effective behavior change initiatives and offers some tips particular to crisis communication.

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Handwashing Compendium for Low Resource Settings: A Living Document (3rd edition)  >

Published: January 12, 2021

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. The compendium is available in Arabic, English, French, and Portuguese. Find the living document here. […]

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GLAAS Hygiene Highlight Report  >

Published: December 9, 2020

This highlight report includes UN Water GLAAS findings on national policies, plans, targets and finance for hygiene.

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Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in schools: special focus on COVID-19  >

Published: December 9, 2020

The JMP uses service ladders to benchmark and compare progress across countries on WASH in schools. These service ladders are designed to track progress towards a basic level of service, which is the indicator used for global monitoring of SDG targets related to WASH in […]

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Hand hygiene at the workplace: an essential occupational safety and health prevention and control measure against COVID-19  >

Published: October 21, 2020

Workplaces, particularly those that employ migrant workers and those in the informal economy, have taken centre stage in the containment of the COVID-19 virus. Through this policy brief, the International Labour Organization emphasizes that safe and healthy working conditions are fundamental to decent work and […]

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Handwashing Learning Brief  >

Published: October 21, 2020

This Handwashing Learning Brief was developed by the COVID-19 Hygiene Hub. It includes 10 actions to improve long-term handwashing behavior and hygiene programming. Find the full brief here.

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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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USAID WASH: Strategic Approach to COVID-19 Response  >

Published: July 9, 2020

USAID is responding to COVID-19 by bringing together multiple sectors in order to address critical emergency response, recovery, and long-term resilience that helps prevent the next outbreak. Within the health system, priorities include Infection Prevention and Control (IPC), including WASH, health systems strengthening, and global […]

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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 Global Initiative Launch Document  >

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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