Year Issued: 2022

Call for Technical Officer (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) at WHO/HQ/Country Readiness Strengthening

The WHO’s Health Emergencies Program supports countries and coordinates international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies. WHO/HQ’s Health Emergency program is opening a call for a technical officer (water, sanitation & hygiene). The deadline for applying is 2 January 2023. Find more here

WASH in HCF at the World Health Summit

During the World Health Summit 2022, WASH in HCF was highlighted due to its crucial importance now more than ever. Here is the presentation on ‘Investing in Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Waste in HCF: modest costs with high returns’.

Training Module for Health Staff in Healthcare Waste Management

This module addresses the waste management principles, waste management procedures for waste streams such as general waste, infectious waste, pathological waste, food waste and Covid -19 waste. Additionally, it describes the occupational health and safety of employees handling healthcare waste, the procedure of conducting waste audits and the legal aspects of healthcare waste management in Sri Lanka. This module can be used as a training guide as well as a handbook on healthcare waste management for health care workers in Sri Lanka.