This document is a training report of the national training of trainers on WASH FIT in Benin. The training was from the 22-25th of August 2023 in the capital Atakora. Find more about the training from the report below!
This report describes WASH FIT assessment and development of an improvement plan in five health care facilities in Niamey, the capital of Niger.
La version française de l’outil d’évaluation de WASH FIT, traduit par CDC.
Join this WHO and UNICEF webinar on Wednesday 6th September at 2pm CET for the Post summit webinar. The webinar builds on the Global Summit on WASH and Waste in health care facilities: Realising safe and sustainable infrastructure for improved quality of care, that took place in June 2023 in Amman, Jordan. Find the presentation here!
From 13-15 June 2023, WHO and UNICEF, with the Government of Jordan, co-hosted a global summit on WASH, waste and electricity in health care facilities in Amman, Jordan. The summit was the first in-person global meeting on WASH in HCF to take place in four years, following the last global meeting held in Zambia in 2019. The meeting marked the end of the reporting period for the 2019 World Health Assembly Resolution and the launch of the global progress report on WASH in health care facilities. Find the meeting report here!
Join this WHO and UNICEF webinar on Wednesday 6th September! The webinar builds on the Global Summit on WASH and Waste in health care facilities: Realising safe and sustainable infrastructure for improved quality of care, that took place in June 2023 in Amman, Jordan. The Summit report and presentations can be found here. Speakers and panelists will include WHO, UNICEF and a number of government and partners who participated in the summit. Register here and download the flyer below to share with your networks.
the guidelines identified in this guideline shall contribute to the attainment of the country’s goals towards sustainable development, climate action and universal health care. The development of the Guidelines of WASH FIT is aligned with the technical standards and guidelines of a green, safe and climate resilient health facility. Find the guidelines here!
The Green and Safe Health Facilities Manual details environmental considerations for all health facilities. The standards and criteria in this manual are aimed at enhancing patient safety through improved indoor environmental quality, site sustainability, health care waste management, energy and water efficiency in all facilities. Find the manual here!
The Global Summit on WASH and Waste in Healthcare Facilities was hosted in Amman Jordan from the 13th till the 15th of June. The 3 days summits had more than 12 sessions addressing countries success and insights and presentations from expert in waste management, climate change, energy, other health programs (IPC, MMR). The summit included Mini skill session on monitoring, financing, leadership and workforce improvement. Find the combined shared presentations here:
The training aimed to capacitate IPC and WASH experts who are members of the Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN) from different ICAN regional hubs. The training was conducted for three and half days during 12 – 15 June 2023 in Addis Ababa. A total of 17 participants (60% female) attended the training from 10 countries (Botswana, Cameroon, DRC, Egypt (virtual), Ethiopia (6), Madagascar, Nigeria (3), South Africa, Tanzania (virtual), and Zimbabwe. Find more here!