Published: June 1, 2023
On Wednesday, May 17, 2023, the Global Handwashing Partnership and USAID MOMENTUM hosted a webinar entitled “Leveraging Human-Centered Design and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems for Behavior Change in Health.” The webinar shared an example from the SafeHands Project implemented under USAID MOMENTUM and included discussion […]
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 SchoolsCoronavirusHygiene in EmergenciesHandwashing TechnologiesHygiene in the WorkplaceHygiene in Health FacilitiesAdvocacy & PolicyHandwashing PromotionIntegrationBehavior Change AcademicsImplementers
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 Handwashing TechnologiesMaternal Newborn & Child HealthHygiene in Health FacilitiesMonitoring & EvaluationAdvocacy & PolicyHandwashing PromotionIntegration 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 RecordingPresentationBriefing Paper Behavior ChangeHygiene in EmergenciesHandwashing TechnologiesHygiene in SchoolsHygiene in Health FacilitiesMonitoring & EvaluationIntegration Policy MakersImplementersGeneral 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.
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