Welcome to the fourteenth issue of the COVID-19 Hygiene Hub News Bulletin. This week, we have four resources to share and a new case study from Zimbabwe.

Launch of the new Handwashing Handbook

The Global Handwashing Partnership has recently launched their 2020 Handwashing Handbook. Based on the experience of the Global Handwashing Partnership, the Handwashing Handbook reviews current best practices and new concepts to improve the uptake of handwashing. Key content includes:

  • Making the Case for Handwashing
  • Designing and Implementing Handwashing Programs
  • Improving Handwashing in Specific Contexts
  • Addressing Handwashing at a Systems Level

New resources

We have continued to develop and revise our resource documents on a range of topics related to COVID-19 response.

New resources this week include:

Want to access other resources or these resources in other languages? All our resources are available in French, Spanish and Arabic.

Case studies on COVID-19 response

This week, we are sharing a case study where UNHCR, World Vision, and RANAS Ltd. came together in April 2020 to design a theory-driven evidence-based behaviour change intervention aiming to increase handwashing with soap (HWWS) and physical distancing among Tongogara Refugee Camp residents in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.

Image: A World Vision field worker conducting a qualitative survey with a camp resident.

If you are interested in sharing your experience of Global Handwashing Day with a case study, please get in touch and contact claire.collin@lshtm.ac.uk. Links to all case studies can be found here.

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