Published: April 15, 2022
The 2021 hand hygiene research summary outlines key themes and findings from hygiene-related research papers published in 2021. Sections include health and non-health impacts of hand hygiene, hand hygiene access and supplies, determinants and interventions for hand hygiene behavior change in various settings, and the […]
TAGS: Research Hygiene in the WorkplaceHygiene in SchoolsHandwashing TechnologiesBehavior ChangeHygiene in EmergenciesCoronavirusIntegrationHandwashing PromotionAdvocacy & PolicyHygiene in Health Facilities ImplementersAcademics
Published: July 1, 2020
Citation: Mbakaya, B.C., Kalembo, F.W., Zgambo, M. (2020). Use, Adoption, and Effectiveness of Tippy-Tap Handwashing Station in Promoting Hand Hygiene Practices in Resource-Limited Settings: A Systematic Review. BMC Public Health, 20(1). doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09101-w. Abstract Background: Tippy-taps are locally made devices for washing hands with running […]
Published: May 13, 2020
This document provides an overview of available handwashing station designs for policy makers, implementers and procurement officers. It places special importance on local manufacturing and procurement and complements existing technical and programmatic guidance on WASH and COVID-19. It was jointly developed in the context of […]
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 […]
Published: September 12, 2017
This webinar summary highlights findings from research and programs on norms, nudges and other drivers of hand hygiene behavior change.
Published: May 5, 2017
This webinar summary provides context on the status of WASH in healthcare facilities, as well as insights into assessments, programs and action plans to reduce healthcare-associated infections linked to inadequate hand hygiene.
TAGS: Event Recording IntegrationHandwashing PromotionAdvocacy & PolicyMonitoring & EvaluationHygiene in Health FacilitiesMaternal Newborn & Child HealthHandwashing Technologies ImplementersPolicy Makers English 2017
Published: March 28, 2017
In this summary, we outline key themes and findings from 59 handwashing-related research papers published in 2016.
Published: September 27, 2016
This webinar summary explores innovative WASH and social behavior change strategies which contributed to the halt of the 2014 Ebola outbreak.
TAGS: Event RecordingBriefing PaperPresentation Hygiene in Health FacilitiesBehavior ChangeHygiene in SchoolsHandwashing TechnologiesHygiene in EmergenciesIntegrationMonitoring & Evaluation ImplementersPolicy MakersGeneral Public 2016
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.
Published: May 5, 2015
This webinar explores the multi-partner discussions on infrastructure and behavior change for hygiene in healthcare facilities.
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