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WASH in Healthcare Facilities: A toolbox for improving quality of care  >

Published: October 12, 2017

This resource, a microsite, shares tools, perspectives as well as the USAID Maternal & Child Survival program expertise in the integration of WASH in quality of care improvement.

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Fact Sheet: Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities  >

Published: August 23, 2017

This fact sheet highlights the evidence on healthcare-related risks of poor hygiene and the critical components in the improvement of quality of care and reduction of negative outcomes of poor hand hygiene compliance in healthcare facilities.

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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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Clean Hands Prevent Cold & Flu: Protect yourself through good hygiene  >

Published: February 7, 2017

This webinar summary highlights the role of hand hygiene in flu prevention, as well as the importance of integrated efforts between federal and provincial governments and non-profits in interventions.

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“Dirty Hands Can Be Scary!” poster campaign by St. Louis County Department of Public Health  >

Published: December 30, 2016

This resource provides links to the St. Louis County Department of Public Health handwashing campaign materials.

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January – March 2015 Research Summary  >

Published: August 3, 2015

This research summary reviews the relevant peer reviewed studies published in the first quarter of 2015.

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April – June 2015 Research Summary  >

Published: August 3, 2015

This research summary outlines the themes and findings of relevant handwashing studies between April and June 2015.

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Webinar Summary: Handwashing and Global Food Hygiene: A World Health Day Webinar  >

Published: April 7, 2015

The GHP hosted this webinar to celebrate the 2015 World Health Day theme: food safety. Food hygiene is a particularly relevant topic for those of us working in handwashing.

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UN-Water Sanitation Fact Sheet  >

Published: March 16, 2015

This infographic, developed by UN-Water, shares valuable facts about sanitation.

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