In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic shocked health systems, demanding the urgent identification and prioritization of immediate health care facility needs. Beginning in August 2020, USAID’s MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership project implemented WASH improvements in 199 HCFs in Bangladesh, Ghana, India, Sierra Leone, and Uganda, including 44 faith-based facilities in Ghana, Sierra Leone, and Uganda. This brief distills learnings of faith-based partners, supports faith-based networks to take WASH activities to scale, and suggests ways to achieve scaling through limited, medium-level, and significant investments.
Catholic WASH in HCFs 2021 Initiative FINAL The Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development is leading an initiative to improve WASH conditions in healthcare facilities, with an initial focus... Read more »
Faith-inspired actors have contributed tremendously to the progress on WASH in healthcare facilities. This report outlines activities and results from faith-based healthcare systems and networks, faith-based organizations, religious leaders, and faith-based philanthropies.