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The Global Handwashing Partnership

Participate in the 2016 Handwashing Think Tank

April 6, 2016

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The facts about handwashing are clear. It prevents illness–from the commonplace such as influenza, diarrhea, and pneumonia–to the rare, yet deadly–such as Ebola. It’s benefits are far reaching as it impacts not only health, but also nutrition, education, and equity. And, in addition to being effective, it is affordable and accessible.

Yet, despite the clear benefits of hygiene, far too often it isn’t prioritized from the personal level to the policy level.

Join the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and WaterAid as we learn how the evidence in handwashing integration, settings, and scale can be acted upon.

There are multiple ways you can participate.

Join us for the plenary on April 12 at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine or view the livestream here.This event will feature brief, engaging presentations from experts in each of these areas. Attendees will also learn about the latest in handwashing research and have an opportunity to ask questions of the presenters. The event will be concluded with a cocktail reception. View the agenda of the plenary here.

Sign up as a virtual participant to receive daily updates.

On April 27 at 9 am EDT, a webinar entitled “Moving from Evidence to Action” will share highlights from the Handwashing Think Tank. Expert speakers will deliver brief, engaging presentations on each of the thematic areas: handwashing integration, settings, and scale/sustainability. Register here to learn how you can apply the latest evidence and thinking to your work in handwashing and behavior change.

Follow along on social media using ‪#‎HandwashingTT‬.

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