WHO Indonesia: Green hospitals for a healthier future

21.09.2022
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

Aligned Agendas: Developing Effective WASH and IPC Partnerships (COP event)

28.02.2022
This session’s panel discussion looked at the integration of WASH and IPC. ENGLISH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1KAlkrnLBA ESPAÑOL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAgIjWOQcpA

Global analysis of health care waste in the context of COVID-19: Slides from launch webinar

01.02.2022
A set of slides presented at the launch webinar on 1st February 2022.

Global Analysis of health care waste in the context of COVID-19: case studies

01.02.2022
These 12 case studies are part of the WHO 2021 publication: Global Analysis of health care waste in the context of COVID-19.

Global analysis of health care waste in the context of COVID-19: status, impacts and recommendations

01.02.2022
This report quantifies the additional healthcare waste generated as a result of COVID-19, describes current healthcare waste management systems and their deficiencies, and summarizes emerging best practices and solutions to reduce the impact of waste on human and environmental health.

Flyer: Webinar to mark launch of WHO analysis of waste in the context of COVID-19

21.01.2022
Download a flyer for the upcoming launch of the WHO waste report. Please share with your networks.

COVID-19 Waste management sourcebook

10.01.2022
The COVID-19 Waste Management Sourcebook has been developed to supplement the existing DOH Health Care Waste Management Manual 4th Edition in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. This Sourcebook incorporates the Philippine policy issuances and guidelines developed in response to COVID-19 as well as relevant international standards.

Global analysis of healthcare waste in the context of COVID-19: status, impacts and recommendations

16.12.2021
This WHO report, with special contributions from UNDP, the Global Fund, Health Care Without Harm, and the International Solid Waste Association, details how COVID-19 has forced the world to reckon with the gaps and neglected aspects of the waste stream and how we produce, use and discard of our health care resources, from cradle to grave.

Waste management of used personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

08.12.2021
A commentary describing waste management practices as a result of COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

Approaches to health care waste management: Health workers guide

05.11.2021
This document presents guidelines for reducing the incidence of injury and disease arising from the improper management of health care waste among health workers at health facilities and the population at large in Uganda.