This 2022 update from the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP) presents national, regional and global estimates for WASH in health care facilities up to... Read more »
A summary of the new WASH Health Facility Data Exchange (WHdx), an open data exchange platform which will provide stakeholders with a data repository and decision-making tools to more effectively... Read more »
This global progress report on WASH in health care facilities comes at an unprecedented moment, when coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is exposing key vulnerabilities in health systems, such as inadequate infection prevention and control. WASH services in health care facilities, so often taken for granted – or as this report highlights, outright neglected – are needed more than ever to protect vulnerable health workers and patients.
The report identifies major global gaps in WASH services, describes global responses and country case studies.
WHO press release, Monday 14 DecemberInfographics in all UN languages
This report presents the data collected from certain health facilities with delivery rooms that in Papua New Guinea. It aims to provide statistical data for the development of “WASH INTO HEALTH CARE FACILITY POLICY”; and guidelines for the design of water supply, sanitation and also enable, stimulate and promote appropriate hygiene practices in the health facilities.
A situational analysis of IPC/WASH conducted with the support of the Director of Health Services, which aimed to generate baseline data for future comparison, identify gaps and create awareness of the importance of IPC/WASH and develop a roadmap for IPC/WASH improvement for the CBC Health Services.
This fact sheet provides an overview of water, sanitation and hygiene services in health care facilities in Zimbabwe based on data from the Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene, the Vital Medicines Availability and Health Services Survey, and a regional scoping study on WASH in Health Care Facilities.
Key Findings Include:
• 1 in 5 HCFs in Zimbabwe does not have access to basic water services.
• 1 in 10 HCFs in Zimbabwe does not have access to any water service.
• 1 in 25 HCFs in Zimbabwe has access to basic sanitation services.
• 4 in 10 HCFs in Zimbabwe do not have access to basic hygiene services.
• 1 in 10 HCFs in Zimbabwe does not have access to any hygiene service.
• 98.4% of HCFs in Zimbabwe have access to basic waste management services.
• 3.2% of HCFs in Zimbabwe have access to basic WASH services.