A systematic review of nosocomial waterborne infections in neonates and mothers

26.03.2018
A systematic review looking at water sources, reservoirs, and transmission routes that lead to nosocomial waterborne infections in neonates and their mothers.

Hand washing glove use, and avoiding recontamination before aseptic procedures at birth: A multicenter time-and-motion study conducted in Zanzibar

26.03.2018
A study to assess hand hygiene compliance before aseptic procedures among birth attendants in the 10 highest-volume facilities in Zanzibar.

Increasing tolerance of hospital Enterococcus faecium to handwash alcohols

26.03.2018
A study which tested tolerance of certain bacteria to alcohol-based hand rub.

Changes in knowledge and attitudes of hospital environmental services staff: The Researching Effective Approaches to Cleaning in Hospitals (REACH) study

26.03.2018
The Researching Effective Approaches to Cleaning in Hospitals (REACH) study tested a multimodal cleaning intervention in Australian hospitals.

Unpacking the enabling factors for hand, cord and birth-surface hygiene in Zanzibar maternity units

26.03.2017
As more women opt for institutional delivery, improving basic hygiene becomes an essential part of preventative strategies for reducing puerperal and newborn sepsis. This research in Zanzibar provides an in-depth picture of the state of hygiene on maternity wards to inform action.

Improving water, sanitation and hygiene in health-care facilities, Liberia

26.03.2017
A summary of the approach taken by the Liberian MOH and some lessons learnt to improve WASH in HCF post Ebola.

Approaches to promote handwashing and sanitation behaviour change in low- and middle-income countries

26.03.2017
A systematic review to show which promotional approaches are effective in changing handwashing and sanitation behaviour.

Roundtable on WASH and AMR: Summary Report

26.03.2017
In June 2017, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine convened a roundtable to build on earlier discussions around research, feasibility and funding, and the politics of WASH and AMR.