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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


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


Robert Dreibelbis on Handwashing Behavior Change in Bangladesh



Robert Dreibelbis is a Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and an Assistant Professor in the University of Oklahoma’s Department of Anthropology and Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences. In honor of Global Handwashing Day (October 15th), Dreibelbis shares with Global Waters Radio his experiences with a handwashing behavior change … Continue reading Robert Dreibelbis on Handwashing Behavior Change in Bangladesh