Lesson on WASH in HCFs intervention in Uganda


This project is a 12-month project with support from the Government of Japan. The project supported the Government of Uganda COVID-19 emergency response through provision of life saving health, nutrition, water, sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services in the most vulnerable districts, including refugee hosting districts, Karamoja and COVID-19 hotspot areas in Uganda.

The specific WASH interventions were;

  • Upgrading of water systems, solar powered systems
  • provision of latrine facilities for patients (separate for men and women) including bathing facility for women near the maternity ward.
  • Provision of facilities for waste management (incinerator, placenta pit and other solid waste management systems
  • Provision of WASH supplies.
  • Mentoring of health workers on infection prevention and control.

More details are found here