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What Have We Learned About Promoting Hand Hygiene During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The COVID-19 Hygiene Hub
The COVID-19 Hygiene Hub
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The brief is focused on hand hygiene and the importance of hand hygiene for the reduction of diarrhoeal diseases, respiratory infections, hospital-acquired infections, and during outbreaks like cholera and Ebola. It presents 10 key lessons gleaned from global COVID-19 response programming and includes 10 actions to improve long-term handwashing behavior and hygiene programming.
These insights emerged from hundreds of informal conversations with program implementers across 60 countries between April and October 2020.