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 […]
TAGS: Handwashing Promotion General PublicGlobal Handwashing Day Planners 2020
Published: February 25, 2020
When it comes to preventing the spread of viral infections, like coronavirus, top public health professionals have advised handwashing with soap as a first-line defense. These graphics developed by the WHO can be shared on social media. The WHO has developed additional guidance on basic […]
TAGS: Advocacy Materials Handwashing PromotionAdvocacy & PolicyCoronavirus General Public
Published: February 10, 2020
Cleaning hands at key times with soap and water or hand sanitizer (alcohol-based handrub) is one of the most important steps you can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to those around you. This fact sheet shows you when and how to clean […]
TAGS: Handwashing Promotion 2020
Published: January 14, 2020
This report shares highlights from the Global Handwashing Partnership’s work in 2019. Read the report to learn about our advocacy and knowledge management activities, and how you can get involved.
Published: October 9, 2019
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently launched Life is Better with Clean Hands, a new handwashing campaign designed to motivate adults to make clean hands part of their daily lives and encourage parents and caregivers to be handwashing role models for […]
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Published: October 4, 2019
This poster, developed by Special Olympics International, shows the key times for handwashing and demonstrates the steps to clean hands.
TAGS: Handwashing Promotion English 2019
Published: February 21, 2019
Ms. Maureen Banks, RN, DNP, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE, is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Executive of the Spaulding Rehab Network. She shared her experience leading Spaulding Hospital Cambridge to dramatically reducing infection rates through improvements in hand hygiene. Working to prevent infection […]
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Published: February 18, 2019
This infographic introduces key ways to prevent the transmission of measles through handwashing. In addition to vaccination, handwashing with soap is an effective way to prevent the transmission and spread of the measles virus.
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Published: January 28, 2019
This resource, uploaded by the Kiddiwash team, provides designs, worksheets and learning certificates to help nursery school children learn the importance of handwashing at critical times. OrganizationTeal Patents LtdName of person submittingPhilip Briggs
TAGS: Trainings & Toolkits Handwashing PromotionHygiene in Schools Educators English 2019
Published: December 13, 2018
In this video produced by Medical Aid Films, we follow Mr. Tembo and his family in Chipulusuku, Zambia. Lessons on the connection between handwashing, wound healing and work absenteeism are shared as Mr. Tembo and his community learn that hand hygiene saves lives.
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