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Clean hands – a recipe for health: linking hand hygiene and food hygiene

This year the theme for Global Handwashing Day was Clean hands - recipe for health. WaterAid's Om Prasad Gautam examines the link between food hygiene and hand hygiene.

Hygiene in health facilities: Supporting health workers to lead quality care

May 5th marks two important global advocacy days — Hand Hygiene Day and International Day of the Midwife. This year’s Hand Hygiene Day campaign focuses on the prevention of sepsis, and International Day of the Midwife celebrates midwives leading the way with quality care.

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WASH on the Front Line

By Assumpta Nantume, Global Health Council

South Sudan is one of several conflict regions today that face a grave scarcity of human resources for health. The recent surge in violence last month has worsened the humanitarian crisis and taken a huge toll on refugee camps...