This module for monitoring WASH and related IPC in delivery rooms is a final draft - the indicators and questions can now be used in relevant surveys and programmes. No WASH expertise is required to use them. The indicators build upon existing JMP indicators for monitoring WASH in health care facilities (in general service areas) and WHO’s Essential Environmental Health Standards in Health Care (2008).
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As the proportion of deliveries in health institutions increases in LMICs, so do the challenges of maintaining standards of hygiene and preventing healthcare-associated infections in mothers and babies. A needs assessment was conducted in seven maternity units in Gujarat, India, and eight in Dhaka Division, Bangladesh in 2014.
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.
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