Climate change threatens the ability of healthcare facilities to provide routine services without disruption, particularly as it relates to the availability and quality of WASH services. As such, building resiliency... Read more »
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic shocked health systems, demanding the urgent identification and prioritization of immediate health care facility needs. Beginning in August 2020, USAID’s MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership provided rapid technical and capacity development assistance to local health networks in Uganda and four other countries to improve facility readiness in water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and infection prevention and control (IPC). This package of materials details the impact and outcomes of this work, as well as lessons learned to inform future WASH and IPC efforts in health care facilities and quality improvement programming.
Presented in the report are national, regional and district analyses of WASH in HCFs using data collected by Ministry of Health (Environmental Health Department) with support from UNICEF from 4,272... Read more »
This session examined the key elements of O&M including planning, people, and budgeting, with examples from Guatemala, Uganda, and Nepal. See recordings and powerpoint slides. ENGLISH: https://youtu.be/dc-V9qCZjaUFRANÇAIS: https://youtu.be/CPwKHWPUpy4ESPAÑOL: https://youtu.be/F3eA8zm_LRQ
This document presents guidelines for reducing the incidence of injury and disease arising from the improper management of health care waste among health workers at health facilities and the population at large in Uganda.
The Uganda National Injection Safety and Health Care Waste Management Policy sets out strategies for ensuring that patients, health workers, communities and the environment are protected from risks associated with unnecessary and unsafe injections.