Getting the basic rights – the role of water, sanitation and hygiene in maternal and reproductive health: a conceptual framework

This paper explores linkages between water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and maternal and perinatal health via a conceptual approach and a scoping review.

Environmental factors and WASH practices in the perinatal period in Cambodia

A qualitative study looking at the environmental context for infection prevention and control (IPC) and WASH-associated behaviors in health centers where women give birth, and in homes of newborns, in a rural Cambodian province.

Improving Maternal Health in Zanzibar through Improved WASH

A briefing note on a Government of Zanzibar-commissioned and SHARE-funded study that examines the standards of WASH, infection prevention control and solid waste management across ZanzibarÕs thirty-seven maternity units.

A review of Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care needs assessments in 14 Western and Central African Countries

A Presentations given by UNICEF at the Global and Maternal Newborn Health Conference, Mexico City, October 2015.

Where There Is No Toilet: Water and Sanitation Environments of Domestic and Facility Births in Tanzania

This paper uses existing data sources to assess the water and sanitation (WATSAN) environment surrounding births in Tanzania in order to interrogate whether such estimates could be useful for guiding research, policy and monitoring initiatives.

Clean birth and postnatal care practcies to reduce neonatal deaths

A review of the evidence for clean birth and postnatal care practices and estimate the effect on neonatal mortality from sepsis and tetanus for the Lives Saved Tool (LiST).

Impact of maternal and birth attendant handwashing on neonatal mortality in southern Nepal

This paper seeks to estimate the association of birth attendant and maternal hand-washing practices on neonatal mortality in rural Nepal.