Learn more about WHO and UNICEF’s work to improve WASH in health care facilities. Use the 2022 WASH FIT package.
This note makes the case for establishing a Global Taskforce on water, sanitation, hygiene and waste (WASH) in health care facilities, what it would achieve, and how it would function.
Since the first WASH in health care facilities global report in 2015, a number of global initiatives, policy directives and frameworks have embraced and championed the 2030 target of universal WASH in all health care facilities.
Presentation by Dr. Mary Ashinyo, Deputy Director- Institutional Care Division within Ghana Health Service at the Global Taskforce meeting in April 2022.
Published in 2019 by WHO and UNICEF, the eight steps are a set of practical actions that countries should take in order to sustain WASH services and practices in a range of health care settings, from primary to tertiary facilities.
One in five of all health care facilities have no basic water services. We aim to change that. Learn more about WHO and UNICEF’s work to improve WASH in health... Read more »
Practical steps address: 2-3-5-6-7