For Global Handwashing Day 2012, this Weekly issue contains a literature review of 2012 handwashing studies that was compiled by the Global Public-Private Partnership on Handwashing. The review summarizes studies on the health impacts of handwashing, handwashing behavior, hand contamination and provides recommendations for implementers of handwashing programs.
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- Re: studies on MHM and schoolgirls' health and schooling - by: Camilla December 7, 2016Dear Penny, I appreciate your elaborate answer. Thank you. We also encounter similar difficulties in regards to attendance. In complete agreement regarding doing research focusing on "self-efficacy, self-esteem, dignity, well-being, ability to concentrate in class". When I worked with Peepoople we did a nice SROI study. I like that methodology. Wha […]
- Re: studies on MHM and schoolgirls' health and schooling - by: PennyPH December 7, 2016Dear Camilla Many thanks for your interest and response. Regarding the question - why has the cup not shown clear evidence of a reduction in absence is an important observation. we concluded we did not have adequate reporting on absence in any of the groups to analyse the effect. We try to address the absence question in our 'discussion' section - […]
- Re: How can companies incentivise sanitation - by: magdalenabauer December 7, 2016Dear Sandhya, the points you mentioned sound plausible. I have 2 questions concerning your comment. 1. Can you elaborate a bit more on the volunteering program you mentioned first? Any concrete example? Do you have any stories from partners? As Sujoy pointed out, we all would really be interested on corporate view and their motivation. 2. Do you think microf […]
- Re: Sanitation for the Homeless in the US - by: markllo December 7, 2016I've been spending 2-3 hours a week in one of the local encampments in Seattle. I have 5 toilets deployed, and thought they are being used and they are fairly simple units people still have problems operating them. I've found that homeless camps have unique challenges. Village type solutions where there is any training at all are not feasible. If y […]
- Re: Sanitation for the Homeless in the US - by: KaiMikkel December 7, 2016I am writing to lend support to all of the very wise comments made by Hayley and also to second the recommendations made by Chris Canaday. Taking the time to suss out and then respect the declared needs of a group is crucial. Thereafter, deploying the simplest technology to meet the declared need is often the most effective. Good luck!
- Re: studies on MHM and schoolgirls' health and schooling - by: Camilla December 7, 2016
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