Unpacking the Built Environment: WASH and the Approach to Improving Health Facility Infrastructure (COP Event)

21.09.2022
A discussion on hand hygiene in healthcare facilities, focused on approaches for sustainability, from the Community of Practice launch on October 19, 2021. Slides from the session in English are available here and recordings are posted below:

Advancing Equity: How We Can Ensure Gender-Responsive WASH in All Healthcare Facilities (COP Event)

09.12.2021
A discussion on hand hygiene in healthcare facilities, focused on approaches for sustainability, from the Community of Practice launch on October 19, 2021. Slides from the session in English are available here and recordings are posted below:

Hand Hygiene in Healthcare – COP discussion

25.10.2021
A discussion on hand hygiene in healthcare facilities, focused on approaches for sustainability, from the Community of Practice launch on October 19, 2021. Slides from the session in English are available here and recordings are posted below:

Introduction to the Community of Practice

25.10.2021
The WASH in HCF Community of Practice launched on October 19, 2021, under the current secretariat, Emory University. Introductory slides presented at the COP attached (English only) and the recordings can be found below: ENGLISH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIHr-n4uzLs& FRANÇAIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6a_Ioth7RA ESPAÑOL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXIcpaKk93U

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The determinants of handwashing behaviour in domestic settings: An integrative systematic review

06.04.2020
This open access article has been published. It aimed to identify, define and categorise the determinants of handwashing behaviour in domestic settings and to appraise the quality of this evidence.

How to involve communities in the 8 practical steps for universal access to quality care

06.03.2020
This document goes through each of the practical steps and describes how communities should be involved at each stage.  

Community engagement: Systems mapping exercise

06.03.2020
A template to help users undertake a mapping exercise of stakeholders involved in WASH in HCF at every level (community, municipality, district, state, national & international). This document is the result of one of the learning labs at the global meeting on WASH in HCF, held in Livingstone, Zambia in September 2019.

The “Clean Clinic Approach” for WASH in the Democratic Republic of Congo

29.08.2019
This brief presents the implementation of the “Clean Clinic Approach” (CCA) for strengthening water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where MCSP worked in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH) from 2015.

Clean Clinic Approach for WASH (success story in Democratic Republic of Congo)

19.08.2019
This success story presents the implementation of the “Clean Clinic Approach” (CCA) for strengthening water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where MCSP worked in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH) from 2015. The CCA aims to increase access to WASH services whilst improving adherence to best practices at the community and health facility level to reduce the risk of healthcare associated infections (HAI). The MOH and MCSP worked together to improve the quality of health services and outcomes in two provincial health divisions (DPS) of north-western DRC: Bas-Uélé and Tshopo.