Determinants of hygiene practices among mothers seeking delivery services from healthcare facilities in the Kampala metropolitan area, Uganda

02.06.2021
Our study aimed at assessing the determinants of hand hygiene and utilisation of bathing facilities in healthcare facilities (HCFs) in the greater Kampala metropolitan area, Uganda.

Factors associated with health care deliveries among mothers living in hospital catchment areas Rukungiri and Kanungu districts, Uganda

02.06.2021
Study of 894 mothers' place of delivery, sociodemographic and economic factors and facility WASH status for the catchment area of two private hospitals in Uganda.

Assessment of water, sanitation and hygiene service availability in healthcare facilities in the greater Kampala metropolitan area, Uganda

02.06.2021
A cross-sectional study was conducted in 60 HCFs in Uganda. Availability of WASH services in the study HCFs was assessed using a validated WASH Conditions (WASHCon) tool comprising of structured interviews, HCF observations and microbial water quality analysis.

Impact of mhealth messages and environmental cues on hand hygiene practice among healthcare workers in the greater Kampala metropolitan area, Uganda: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial

02.06.2021
The study will provide critical findings on barriers and facilitators to hand hygiene practice among healthcare workers, and the impact of environmental cues and mhealth messages on healthcare workers’ hand hygiene practice.

Summary of Country Presentations from AFRO Regional Meeting

30.04.2021
Presentation given at the 2021 Africa Regional Leaders Summit on WASH in HCF, hosted virtually by WHO AFRO. Presentations were made by the following countries: Burkina Faso, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Uganda

FAQs: Local production of alcohol-based hand rub for health facilities

13.04.2020
The following Frequently Asked Questions document is based on a December 2019 webinar on the local production of alcohol-based hand rub in Uganda for healthcare workers by Infectious Disease Institute at Makerere University and the US CDC.

CRS COVID-19 response: Emergency factsheet

25.03.2020
A summary of what Catholic Relief Services (CRS) are doing to support the COVID-19 response.

Uganda WASH in HCF Stakeholders Directory

29.10.2019
This directory provides key contacts and summaries of activities for stakeholders working on WASH in HCF in Uganda as of October 2019.

From the Frontlines: Christian Health Associations Tackle WASH in Healthcare Facilities

31.03.2019
A summary of the activities of six Christian Health Associations across Africa improving WASH in HCF following training in 2018.

Report of the Uganda HMIS review for harmonisation of WASH indicators

26.03.2018
Uganda review their HMIS every 5 years. This report explains the process of integrating WASH indicators into their HMIS.