Drug-resistant infections: A Threat to Our Economic Future

26.03.2016
This Reports examines the economic and development consequences of AMR with a focus on the aspects that are most relevant to LMIC and on the measures that these countries can take, together with the larger global community, to mitigate the economic and health costs of AMR.

Genderised WASH in Ugandan and Indian Public Health Care Facilities: Sandec News (Issue 17)

26.03.2016
This article highlights the second phase of the two year interdisciplinary G-WASH research project. G-WASH combines social anthropology, gender studies and sanitary engineering to research different usersÕ needs about WASH infrastructure in health care facilities.

Environmental factors and WASH practices in the perinatal period in Cambodia

26.03.2015
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.

Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes among Women Practicing Poor Sanitation in Rural India: A Population-Based Prospective Cohort Study

26.03.2015
This paper assesses whether poor sanitation practices are associated with increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm birth and low birth weight in a population-based study in rural India.

Availability and satisfactoriness of latrines and hand washing stations in health facilities, and role in health seeking behavior of women: evidence from rural Pune district, India

26.03.2015
A paper looking at WASH infrastructure in small health facilities in rural Pune, India, and expectations and satisfactoriness among women.