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Presentations from the Global Summit on WASH and Waste in Healthcare Facilities-Jordan (13-15 June 2023)

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:

Report of the WASH Fit Training of Trainers in Ethiopia

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!

Clean Briefing Paper for healthcare cleaning in resource limited settings

Maintaining a clean environment in healthcare settings is essential to the prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) and the spread of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). Despite progress, environmental cleaning is more often poorly financed and lacks routine data for monitoring, especially in resource-limited settings. This document is a brief on healthcare cleaning in resource-limited settings. Find more here!

Building Climate Resiliency in WASH in HCF (COP Event)

Climate change threatens the ability of healthcare facilities to provide routine services without disruption, particularly as it relates to the availability and quality of WASH services. As such, building resiliency into WASH in HCF programming is an important consideration from the onset. This Community of Practice event shared existing tools and resources to support climate resiliency, looked at examples of WASH in HCF programs that have made strides in integrating climate, and discussed what more healthcare facilities and implementers need to make sure climate resiliency is not overlooked.