Deputy Director, Global Handwashing Partnership
Aarin Palomares is a Program Officer for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) at FHI 360 and serves as Deputy Director of the Global Handwashing Partnership, a coalition of international organizations with a secretariat housed by FHI 360. She leads the Partnership’s strategy in advocacy and dissemination of best practices around hand hygiene in different contexts.
Palomares has a background in health policy, community development and implementation research. Prior to joining FHI 360, Palomares worked on research and advocacy initiatives with the Sparkman Center for Global Health and the United Nations Foundation. She holds an MPH in Health Care Organization and Policy and BS in Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Gender considerations for hygiene programming: Insights from the 2021 Handwashing Innovations Think Tank
Aug 10, 2021 | By Aarin Palomares and Morgan Toth
Fundamentals first: Monitoring water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in health care facilities
Jan 14, 2021 | By Aarin Palomares
New evidence for improving handwashing access and behavior during COVID-19 and beyond
Aug 25, 2020 | By Aarin Palomares
Understanding the use of nudges in handwashing behavior change programs: Highlights from the 2019 UNC Water and Health Conference
Oct 14, 2019 | By Aarin Palomares
Sensing technology: A superior alternative for improving hand hygiene compliance in health care settings?
May 3, 2019 | By Aarin Palomares