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the guidelines identified in this guideline shall contribute to the attainment of the country’s goals towards sustainable development, climate action and universal health care. The development of the Guidelines of... Read more »
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The COVID-19 Waste Management Sourcebook has been developed to supplement the existing DOH Health Care Waste Management Manual 4th Edition in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. This Sourcebook incorporates the Philippine policy issuances and guidelines developed in response to COVID-19 as well as relevant international standards.
Aligned with the aspirations of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act to ensure that all Filipinos have access to quality and affordable health services and are protected against financial risk, the Department of Health (DOH) urges the health sector to move towards the development of a productive, resilient, equitable, and people-centered health system.
A presentation given at the Prince Mahidol Award Conference, Bangkok, Thailand (January 2020). The presentation was given as part of a session hosted by WHO, WaterAid and the National Public Health Institute of Cambodia. The file includes the following presentations:
Vivek Singh, UNICEF India Country Office: WASH and quality in India - a focus on the Kayakalp programme.
Renzo Guinto, Philippines, WASH in HCF in the era of UHC and climate change in the Philippines.
Nasima Sultana, Bangladesh: WASH in HCF of Bangladesh - a focus on the National Technical Committee.
Lym Khankryka, Cambodia: Improving WASH within quality of care in Cambodia.