High Level Ministerial luncheon on WASH in Health care facilities-WHA77

30.05.2024
A high-level ministerial luncheon on WASH in health care facilities was hosted by Honourable Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda -Minister of Health in Malawi, WHO and WaterAid on the 30th of May... Read more »

Does WASH FIT improve water, sanitation, and hygiene and related health impacts in healthcare facilities? A systematic review

30.05.2024
This systematic review evaluates whether WASH FIT improves environmental health services or associated health outcomes and impacts. The conducted methodology is a database searches to identify relevant studies and extracted... Read more »

Strategic roundtable on WASH, waste and electricity in health care facilities

30.05.2024
The Global Strategic Roundtable on WASH, waste, and electricity in health care facilities brought together key stakeholders to discuss the UN General Assembly Resolution and the WHO/UNICEF 2024-2030 Global Framework for Action.... Read more »

9 Building Blocks in System Strengthening using WASH FIT

29.05.2024
This framework links the WASH System Essential Building Block (IRC WASH) and WASH FIT Tool (WHO, UNICEF).
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Budgeting and advocacy to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene in healthcare facilities: a case study in Nepal

24.05.2024
Barriers to achieving and sustaining access to water, sanitation, hygiene, waste management (collectively, “WASH”) in healthcare facilities include a supportive policy environment and adequate funding. While guidelines exist for assessing... Read more »

WASH-in-Healthcare Facilities: Trainers’ Guide (The WASH Foundation)

29.04.2024
The WASH Foundation’s WASH-in-Healthcare Facilities (WinHCF) program is designed to support UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) in their efforts to train healthcare facility staff to include water, sanitation,... Read more »

Water and Sanitation interventions to prevent and control mosquito-borne diseases: Focus on Emergency

16.04.2024
Mosquito-borne diseases are a major global health threat, with nearly 80% of the world’s population at risk of infection. Climate change, conflict and human displacement are all growing in scale,... Read more »
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A review of health-care waste management policies in the Western Pacific Region

28.03.2024
A review was carried out on health-care waste management policies in the Western Pacific Region, encompassing 16 countries and areas with diverse systems and resources. This report presents key findings... Read more »

National WASH Standards and Implementation Guidelines for healthcare facilities-Bangladesh

22.03.2024
This document is the National WASH and waste standards in healthcare facilities in Bangladesh (2023).
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How hospitals in Nepal are making waste their business

20.03.2024
Since the COVID pandemic, major hospitals across Nepal have set up environmentally friendly systems to segregate, treat and dispose of healthcare waste. Together with WHO Nepal and UNICEF, the project supported... Read more »
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