To achieve universal coverage of WASH in health care facilities, WHO and UNICEF developed the 8 Practical Steps to help guide national action. This document outlines the existing resources for each of these steps, as well as providing examples from countries who have already achieved the step.
Objectives: To evaluate the availability of WASH services in selected health facilities in Cameroon; To identify key gaps in provision of services; To use findings for advocacy
Delivered by H.E. Mr. Enrique A. Manalo, Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the United Nations, on behalf of the Group of Friends in Support of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities (March 2022).
Concept Note for the Group of Friends in Support of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities Virtual Side Event on the Margins of the 55th Session of the Commission on Population and Development
This WHO Strategic Response Plan (SRP) will be implemented in collaboration with partners providing life-saving support to people affected by the conflict in Ukraine, whether they are inside or outside Ukraine. It is an overarching framework built on the Ukraine Flash Appeal 2022 to guide priorities and work, according to access and location, in support of national and local authorities who are leading the readiness, response and early recovery activities. The timeframe of this SRP is six months.
WASH in HCF and IPC are part of the response plan.
A summary of the new WASH Health Facility Data Exchange (WHdx), an open data exchange platform which will provide stakeholders with a data repository and decision-making tools to more effectively take action on WASH in HCF.
Skat Foundation undertook a study to identify all existing tools and approaches which can be applied to WASH in HCF. This document provides an excel list of all identified resources, including those specific to WASH in HCF, those that could be applied from WASH in Schools and those from health that may not be specific to WASH.
El objetivo de este protocolo es facilitar la evaluación de los establecimientos de salud de América Latina y el Caribe en lo relativo al agua potable, el alcantarillado y sanea- miento, la higiene, los residuos sólidos, la limpieza, la energía y el medio ambiente y la gestión y fuerza laboral. Representa la herramienta base para conocer la situación de los establecimientos de salud en los campos mencionados.
Slides from the May 2021 meeting of the global community of practice on decentralized chlorine production.