Postcards from the Field


A young girls is happy to learn and share the correct handwashing technique, under guidance, she is practicing proper handwashing with soap in this Solomon Islands Community

Anisa is a local handwashing champion in Solomon Islands

Posted on Friday, February 05, 2021 02:36 PM

Anisa demonstrates how to wash hands properly to help prevent COVID-19 (Live & Learn)


Hearing that a deadly virus might reach your country can be frightening...

A group of men in masks are shoveling cement into a square container, a demonstration on how to construct a household latrine

Helping rural communities access latrines in Cambodia

Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 04:08 PM

These field demonstrations and practice sessions on constructing double pit latrines in Kratie Province, Cambodia are part of our partner Thrive Networks's rural sanitation program...

A room full of women in a healthcare facility receiving training, all are sitting 1.5m apart and wearing face masks, in line with COVID-19 prevention measures

Supporting safer births through a pandemic

Posted on Tuesday, February 02, 2021 04:41 PM

A trained nurse conducting awareness raising session at Myanaung Township Hospital, Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar (Jhpiego/ Zin Mar Khine/Dec 2020)


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A close up pair of hands covered with soap while handwashing - Proper handwashing with soap is a critical line of defence against COVID-19

Going big: how an inclusive behavioural change campaign helped combat COVID-19 in Lao PDR

Posted on Tuesday, February 02, 2021 04:22 PM

As COVID-19 was spreading across the globe at an alarming rate, our partner SNV Netherlands Development Organisation knew that prevention early on was the best method of tackling...

One woman in a mask is helping another woman use a portable handwashing station set up outdoors

Women as the vanguard in the prevention of the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on Tuesday, February 02, 2021 03:36 PM

Since the COVID-19 virus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), almost all affected countries have turned their attention to strategies for the treatment...

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