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How data, leadership, and accountability led to better hand hygiene  >

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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Norms, nudges, or addiction? Understanding drivers for handwashing behavior change.  >

Published: September 12, 2017

This webinar summary highlights findings from research and programs on norms, nudges and other drivers of hand hygiene behavior change.

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WASH Counts in Healthcare Facilities: From awareness to action  >

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.

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The State of Handwashing in 2016  >

Published: March 28, 2017

In this summary, we outline key themes and findings from 59 handwashing-related research papers published in 2016.

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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.

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Webinar Summary: Healing Hands: The Next Frontier in International Health and Development  >

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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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.

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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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