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Improving young children’s handwashing behaviour and understanding of germs: The impact of A Germ’s Journey educational resources in schools and public spaces

Younie S, Mitchell C, Bisson M-J, Crosby S, Kukona A, Laird K (2020) Improving young children’s handwashing behaviour and understanding of germs: The impact of A Germ’s Journey educational resources in schools and public spaces. PLoS ONE 15(11): e0242134. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0242134

Evaluating approaches to designing effective Co-Created hand-hygiene interventions for children in India, Sierra Leone and the UK

Crosby S, Younie S, Williamson I, Laird K (2020) Evaluating approaches to designing effective Co-Created hand-hygiene interventions for children in India, Sierra Leone and the UK. PLoS ONE 15(9): e0239234. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0239234

Children and handwashing: Developing a resource to promote health and well-being in low and middle income countries

Crosby, S., Laird, K. and Younie, S. (2019) Children and handwashing: Developing a resource to promote health and well-being in low and middle income countries. Health Education Journal, 79(2), 123–137

Interactive health-hygiene education for early years: the creation and evaluation of learning resources to improve understanding of handwashing practice.

Crosby, S., Laird, K. and Younie, S. (2019) Interactive health-hygiene education for early years: the creation and evaluation of learning resources to improve understanding of handwashing practice. International Journal of Early Years Education, 27(4), 1-17

MESH Guide

MESH is a prototype for a teacher/researcher led, international, knowledge management system for teachers using digital tools to keep costs low. The MESHGuide linked to below is the research summaries, updated periodically, written for teachers (and parents/carers), linked to the research giving rise to the advice.

Innovations for Global Challenges | Webinar Series | Department for International Trade

National Handwashing Day - 15/10/2020 | De Montfort University Doctoral College Lecture Series | Hands, Soap and the Control of Infectious Disease

Universal Children’s Day - 20/11/2020 | De Montfort University Doctoral College Lecture Series | Research and the Covid-19 Crisis


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