National Microplanning Handbook for WASH in Healthcare Facilities in Uganda (2022)

22.09.2022
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 »

Core Elements of Operations & Maintenance for WASH in HCF: A Discussion on Sustainability

20.04.2022
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

Global Analysis of health care waste in the context of COVID-19: case studies

01.02.2022
These 12 case studies are part of the WHO 2021 publication: Global Analysis of health care waste in the context of COVID-19.

Approaches to health care waste management: Health workers guide

05.11.2021
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.

National policy on injection safety and health care waste management, Uganda (2004)

05.11.2021
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.

Determinants of hygiene practices among mothers seeking delivery services from healthcare facilities in the Kampala metropolitan area, Uganda

02.06.2021
Our study aimed at assessing the determinants of hand hygiene and utilisation of bathing facilities in healthcare facilities (HCFs) in the greater Kampala metropolitan area, Uganda.

Factors associated with health care deliveries among mothers living in hospital catchment areas Rukungiri and Kanungu districts, Uganda

02.06.2021
Study of 894 mothers' place of delivery, sociodemographic and economic factors and facility WASH status for the catchment area of two private hospitals in Uganda.

Assessment of water, sanitation and hygiene service availability in healthcare facilities in the greater Kampala metropolitan area, Uganda

02.06.2021
A cross-sectional study was conducted in 60 HCFs in Uganda. Availability of WASH services in the study HCFs was assessed using a validated WASH Conditions (WASHCon) tool comprising of structured interviews, HCF observations and microbial water quality analysis.

Impact of mhealth messages and environmental cues on hand hygiene practice among healthcare workers in the greater Kampala metropolitan area, Uganda: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial

02.06.2021
The study will provide critical findings on barriers and facilitators to hand hygiene practice among healthcare workers, and the impact of environmental cues and mhealth messages on healthcare workers’ hand hygiene practice.