A factsheet on the role of handwashing with soap and Ebola from the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing (PPPHW).
More handwashing resources from PPPHW.
A fact sheet with frequently asked questions from the World Health Organization.
Provision of water and sanitation plays an essential role in protecting human health during all disease outbreaks, including the current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak. Good and consistently applied water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices, both in health-care settings and the community will further help to prevent human-to-human transmission of EVD and many other infectious diseases.
APHA’s Get Ready campaign helps Americans prepare themselves, their families and their communities for all disasters and hazards, including pandemic flu, infectious disease, natural disasters and other emergencies. This fact sheet address Ebola.