Published: April 7, 2020
In this video blog, Astrid Hasund Thorseth of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Wash’Em discusses soap and its alternatives for handwashing.
Published: April 3, 2020
This webinar provides general tips for organizations involved in the coronavirus response. It provides practical examples of handwashing promotion activities, and is primarily designed for local-level organizations in low-and middle-income countries. View the webinar recording in English, Spanish, French, and Arabic.
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 24, 2020
This printable poster can be used to help raise awareness of key times for handwashing with soap to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is designed for all audiences and can be downloaded for free through GHP’s resource hub. This poster is available in English, […]
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 17, 2020
By: UNICEF GHP partner, UNICEF, developed an easy-to-use fact sheet that answers frequently asked questions around handwashing and coronavirus. Read it here.
Published: March 3, 2020
This poster provides the steps to prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, like Coronavirus Disease 2019. Preventative steps include avoiding close contact with people who are sick; covering cough and sneeze; avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth; and washing your hands with soap and water.
Published: February 28, 2020
Did you know that just 1cm of your hand holds 1500 bacteria? Yet, a 2015 study of handwashing in 54 countries found that on average, only 38.7% of households practiced handwashing with soap. Not washing your hands properly throughout the day is one of the […]
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