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Guidance
November 18, 2021

UNICEF: Handwashing Stations and Supplies for COVID-19

Handwashing with soap, when done correctly, is critical in the fight against COVID-19, but 3 billion people have no ready access to a place to wash their hands with soap at home
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News
November 18, 2021

Phụ nữ Việt Nam: Supporting women to prevent and combat COVID-19 epidemic

A package of more than VND 2.4 billion is provided to assist disadvantaged women and primary schools to access clean water, handwashing, and sanitation to prevent and control COVID-19 epidemic
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Schools
November 18, 2021

UNICEF Cambodia supports hand hygiene in schools

Even as we marked Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF was managing a major operation to bring hygiene supplies and safety education materials to all 13,482 schools and 3,064 community pre-schools in Cambodia. These are essential for their safe re-opening.
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Research
November 18, 2021

WEDC Briefing Paper: Aspirational handwashing device commercialization

In many developing countries, handwashing with soap offers huge potential for improved public health due to its unique effectiveness as a barrier against a variety of important diseases such as diarrheal disease, respiratory infections, trachoma, and others.
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News
November 18, 2021

Hand Washing Stations To Be Set Up In Schools To Support Safety Measures

Hundreds of handwashing stations will be set up in schools across County Durham as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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News
November 18, 2021

Impact enterprises collaborate with the public sector to provide sanitation services

Solutions to the global sanitation crisis can be generated by a multilateral approach, blending the expertise, research and support of the private sector with the focus and structure of the public sector to enable innovative local enterprises to deliver long-term, desirable solutions.
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Schools
November 18, 2021

UK: HappyTap Washes Away Play Time Queues

A businesswoman, executive advisor and coach who spent 30 years living and working in Japan has returned to the UK and brought with her a cost effective yet simple idea to keep children safe against Covid in North East schools.
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News
November 18, 2021

Timely innovation to combat COVID-19 in Bangladesh

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Aqua for All recognised the need to support water and sanitation service providers who are actively working to control the spread of the virus and protect vulnerable groups. There is an increased demand for such services and limited access to funding.
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Schools
November 18, 2021

Hand Washing Stations To Be Set Up In Schools To Support Safety Measures

Hundreds of handwashing stations will be set up in schools across County Durham as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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Schools
November 18, 2021

Durham County Council: HappyTap in Schools

Hundreds of hand washing stations will be set up in schools across County Durham as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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News
November 18, 2021

Portfolio Learnings: How HappyTap is changing handwashing behaviour in Bangladesh

After launching successfully in Vietnam, HappyTap joined forces with TRANSFORM to take its aspirational yet affordable solution to Bangladesh. The solution – a mass-produced portable sink – is designed to remove structural barriers that prevent people from washing their hands with soap.
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Research
November 18, 2021

Innovations in Hygiene: Healthcare Facilities

What do you do when there aren’t enough working sinks in the hospital and the infrastructure situation won’t be improved anytime soon? Sometimes, you need to get creative.
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News
November 18, 2021

PRESS RELEASE – HappyTap Expansion to New Regions

HappyTap Announces Major Expansion on Global Handwashing Day
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Guidance
November 18, 2021

WHO guidance: handwashing stations; healthcare facilities

WHO Recommendation on Handwashing Stations; Healthcare Facilities
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Research
November 18, 2021

Nearly 2B people rely on healthcare without hygiene

Around 1.8 billion people are at heightened risk of COVID-19 and other diseases because they use or work in health care facilities without basic water services, warn WHO and UNICEF.
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Guidance
November 18, 2021

Ministers of Health approve resolution on WASH in HCFs

During the 72nd World Health Assembly, hosted on 20–28 May 2019, the WASH in health care facilities resolution was unanimously approved.
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Schools
November 18, 2021

UNICEF Re-imagine campaign (video)

Reimagine the future for every child
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Research
November 18, 2021

UK Businesswoman leading the fight against COVID-19 in schools

A businesswoman, executive advisor and coach who spent 30 years living and working in Japan has returned to the UK and brought with her a cost effective yet simple idea to keep children safe against Covid in North East schools.
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Research
November 18, 2021

HappyTap Usage Study, Dec.2019

Assessment of handwashing practices and user satisfaction among consumer households in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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News
November 18, 2021

Portable sink promoting hygiene among Cambodia children

Experts design colourful plastic sink to aid hygiene in country where lack of sanitation kills thousands every year
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The new normal for hygiene

Putting handwashing within reach
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