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HappyTap Usage Study, Dec.2019

LaBobo Usage Study: Assessment of handwashing practices and user satisfaction among consumer households in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Download the full report here. Handwashing with soap is a critical first step to preventing infection and disease. However, according to the World Health Organization, in 2012 only 13% of the population in Vietnam practiced handwashing…

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Innovations in Hygiene: Healthcare Facilities

What do you do when there aren’t enough working sinks in the hospital and the infrastructure situation won’t be improved anytime soon? Sometimes, you need to get creative. Originally posted by WASH in Healthcare Facilities, May 15, 2019 Read the study Learning Brief (Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (CGSW) Emory University] Walking…

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WEDC Briefing Paper: Aspirational handwashing device commercialization

In many developing countries, handwashing with soap offers huge potential for improved public health due to its unique effectiveness as a barrier against a variety of important diseases such as diarrheal disease, respiratory infections, trachoma, and others. Based loosely on the lessons from the sanitation marketing approach, the HappyTapcommercialization project leverages the private sector to…

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