WASH FIT – Nettoyage de l’environnement, feuille d’exercice

19.04.2023
Feuille d’exercice pour accompagner le module technique en PPT

Environmental cleaning and IPC in HCF in low-and middle-income countries: Trainer’s guide (2022)

09.03.2023
This document is a trainer’s guide on environmental cleaning and IPC in low- and middle-income countries. The document takes the user through how to prepare, deliver and sustain an effective... Read more »

Environmental cleaning and IPC in HCF in low and middles income countries: Modules and resources (2022)

09.03.2023
This document is a module and resource on environmental cleaning and IPC for low- and middle-income countries. The Module and resources provide instructions, definitions, photographs, posters and specific illustrations of... Read more »
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The Clean pilot study: evaluation of an environmental hygiene intervention bundle in three Tanzanian hospitals

10.12.2021
Healthcare associated infections (HAI) are estimated to affect up to 15% of hospital inpatients in low-income countries (LICs). A critical but often neglected aspect of HAI prevention is basic environmental hygiene, particularly surface cleaning and linen management. TEACH CLEAN is an educational intervention aimed at improving environmental hygiene. The authors evaluated the effectiveness of this intervention in a pilot study in three high-volume maternity and newborn units in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Elevating the Role of Cleaners in Healthcare Facilities: A Guidance Note

17.09.2020
This document is a guidance note on elevating the role of cleaners in healthcare facilities written by Hayley Schram, Lindsay Denny, and Global Water 2020 in preparation for 'Thank Your Cleaner Day' on October 21. This document proposes 12 actions to elevate cleaners in healthcare facilities and provides resources for key stakeholders, organizations, and individuals working with or interested in environmental cleanliness and cleaners.

WASH IN HCF & COVID-19 WEBINAR SERIES: SESSION 4 – ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANING

21.04.2020
Slides from a webinar series on WASH in HCF and COVID-19 in April 2020. The recording is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fz46qUS58CM.

Best Practices for Environmental Cleaning in Healthcare Facilities in Resource-Limited Settings

22.11.2019
This document provides guidance on best practices for environmental cleaning procedures and programs in healthcare facilities. It was developed as a collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN) with contributions from WHO. To download the document, visit the CDC site: https://www.cdc.gov/hai/pdfs/resource-limited/environmental-cleaning-508.pdf