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Blog post from WHO Indonesia on climate resilient, environmentally sustainable WASH and waste management services. https://www.who.int/indonesia/news/detail/15-08-2022-green-hospitals-for-a-healthier-future
Improving water and hand-washing services in rural health care facilities in Kitui County, Kenya
Authors: Jacob Katuva, Rob Hope, Ellie McBurney, Nancy Gladstone, Johanna Koehler, Cliff Nyaga, Dennis Njung'e
This brief presents policy recommendations for improving water and hand-washing services in rural health care facilities through a professional service delivery model. Annualised costs to provide safe and reliable water and soap services are estimated from actual cost data, providing a basis for county-level budgets and investment planning.
The ‘GUIDELINES FOR CLIMATE-RESILIENT AND ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE HEALTH CARE FACILITIES IN FIJI’ (CRESHCF Guidelines) was developed to assist Fiji’s Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MoHMS) and all health sector stakeholders to include sustainable, environment-friendly and climate-resilient healthcare facilities (HCFs) into the full life cycle of health care capital works.
Presentation given at the 2019 Global Meeting on WASH in health care facilities, held in Livingstone, Zambia (9-11 September 2019).
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