Webinar: Systems Approaches to Hygiene Behavior Change


Systems Approaches to Hygiene Behavior Change – Lessons Across WASH, Health, and Education

On May 9th 2018, the Global Handwashing Partnership and IRC hosted a discussion focused on ways to use existing systems to improve scale and sustainability of hygiene promotion efforts. This discussion explores how handwashing behavior change efforts can work within existing systems to achieve behavior change at scale.


  • Lauren Yamagata, US Partnerships Support at IRC
  • Megan Williams, Manager of Behavior Change at Splash
  • Dr. Om Prasad Gautam, Technical Support Manager for Hygiene at WaterAid UK


  • Elynn Walter, International Advocacy and Lead for US Partnerships at IRC
  • Carolyn Moore, Secretariat Director at the Global Handwashing Partnership

Following these short presentations, all participants engaged in an active discussion focused on lessons learned across systems, barriers to taking a systems approach in hygiene promotion, and recommendations from participants.


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IRC and Global Handwashing Partnership