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A woman washes her hands in Nepal's Binauna village.

Celebrating Global Handwashing Day Around the World with USAID



During the COVID-19 pandemic, handwashing with soap has emerged as one of the simplest and most effective ways to contain the spread of the disease. In celebration of Global Handwashing Day on October 15, the latest podcast from Global Waters Radio takes you to South Sudan and Indonesia to hear from two USAID water, sanitation, and hygiene … Continue reading Celebrating Global Handwashing Day Around the World with USAID


Jeff Albert and Jesse Shapiro on Researching Best Practices for WASH Service Delivery and Sustaining Behavior Change



The latest podcast from Global Waters Radio features a conversation with Jeff Albert and Jesse Shapiro about their involvement with the USAID-supported Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability program, better known by its acronym, WASHPaLS. Jesse Shapiro is a senior WASH advisor at USAID and Jeff Albert is WASHPaLS’ Deputy Director, and both have been closely … Continue reading Jeff Albert and Jesse Shapiro on Researching Best Practices for WASH Service Delivery and Sustaining Behavior Change


Nga Nguyen and Reshmaan Hussam on Incentivizing Handwashing Habit Formation



To celebrate Global Handwashing Day, Global Waters Radio spoke with USAID’s Nga Nguyen and Harvard University’s Dr. Reshmaan Hussam about incentivizing handwashing behavior change, following up on a September 2017 webinar on the subject co-hosted by USAID and the Global Handwashing Partnership. Nga Nguyen is the Senior Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and Social Behavior Change … Continue reading Nga Nguyen and Reshmaan Hussam on Incentivizing Handwashing Habit Formation


Establishing A Sustainable Market For Water Purification Tablets In Ghana



Aquatabs are one of the world’s most popular water purification tablets, produced by Medentech, a company specializing in manufacture of disinfection products. Through partners, more than 11 billion liters of water were treated with Aquatabs worldwide in 2016. First introduced to the Ghanaian market roughly 10 years ago by the USAID Ghana Sustainable Change Project, … Continue reading Establishing A Sustainable Market For Water Purification Tablets In Ghana