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Fact Sheet: Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities  >

Published: August 23, 2017

Good hygiene is critical to ensure that healthcare staff provide quality care, reduce the spread of infections, and protect the health of communities. This fact sheet explores the healthcare-related risks of poor hygiene and the critical elements of hand hygiene needed to improve quality of care […]

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The State of Handwashing in 2016  >

Published: March 28, 2017

2016 was a big year in hand hygiene! This summary outlines key themes and findings from 59 peer-reviewed handwashing-related research papers published in 2016, relevant to low and middle-income countries, around 1) the benefits of handwashing with soap, 2) handwashing compliance, 3) approaches to handwashing […]

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2015 Africa Regional Handwashing Think Tank  >

Published: June 3, 2015

Our 2015 regional Think Tank event hosted at the AfricaSan4 Conference in Dakar, Senegal, brought together experts to discuss the theme of Three Big Ideas in Handwashing, including emotional motivators, behavior settings, and the science of habit. Presentations included: Emotional Motivators: A big idea in (handwashing) behavior […]

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Handwashing Research Summary – Quarter 1, 2015  >

Published: April 30, 2015

Between January and March 2015 16 relevant peer reviewed handwashing studies were published. Download our research summary to see what these studies found about the behavior, hardware, and benefits associated with handwashing.

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Hardware for Group Handwashing Stations in Schools Field Guide  >

Published: March 16, 2015

This Field Guide developed by the GIZ Fit for School project looks at approaches, common mistakes, and lessons learned from the project’s group handwashing in schools initiative.

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How to Build Your Own Tippy-Tap  >

Published: March 13, 2015

This brochure from SPRING/Bangladesh shows the steps used to construct a tippy-tap handwashing station. It is available in both English and Bangla.  

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Enabling Technologies for Handwashing with Soap: A Case Study on the Tippy-Tap in Uganda  >

Published: March 13, 2015

The purpose of this study was to document the process through which tippy-taps were promoted to qualitatively explore the results and to draw out lessons for future interventions.

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Watershed Management Group Tippy Tap Video  >

Published: March 10, 2015

This inspiring, award-winning video shows the process of making a tippy-tap.  

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