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A man turns on a tap at a newly installed metal public handwashing station

Keeping the public safe: SNV and partners deliver 77 tap points for handwashing and drinking

Posted on Thursday, October 01, 2020 08:20 PM

District Governor using the accessible handwashing station at the Punakha Dzong entrance  (SNV in Bhutan/Tashi Dorji)


Rapid and collaborative response...

Young school girl washes her hands carefully at a handwashing station at school

Handwashing: a critical starting point for healthy communities and a first response to a crisis

Posted on Friday, September 25, 2020 04:47 PM

The sudden and rapid onset of COVID-19 globally was met with great anxiety in Solomon Islands where a weak and under-resourced health system, coupled with shortages of locally...

Group of hospital workers washing their hands at a long steel handwashing station

No one left behind: Building capacity of all in healthcare facilities in Myanmar

Posted on Friday, September 25, 2020 04:28 PM


In five townships in the Ayeyarwaddy Region of Myanmar, WaterAid is promoting adequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and infection prevention and control (IPC) as...


Dispelling myths, raising awareness and preparing for COVID-19 in remote Papua New Guinea

Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020 12:45 AM

When word of a new, unknown and potentially deadly virus started spreading in Papua New Guinea (PNG), many people were terrified. 

Understanding little about COVID-19, its...


Growing from Strength to Strength: the Ruteng women PAR group tackles COVID-19

Posted on Tuesday, September 08, 2020 04:15 PM

As you weave through the rolling landscape of Eastern Indonesia, up along mountain ridges, past lines of banana trees, clusters of coffee plants and cattle wandering alongside...

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