Using the Water and Sanitation for Health Facility Improvement Tool (WASH FIT) in Zimbabwe: A Cross-Sectional Study of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services in 50 COVID-19 Isolation Facilities

01.06.2021
The Government of Zimbabwe, UNICEF and civil society organizations conducted WASH assessments in 50 HCFs designated as COVID-19 isolation facilities using WASH FIT.

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Health Care Facilities in Zimbabwe: An Overview

03.08.2020
This fact sheet provides an overview of water, sanitation and hygiene services in health care facilities in Zimbabwe based on data from the Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene, the Vital Medicines Availability and Health Services Survey, and a regional scoping study on WASH in Health Care Facilities. Key Findings Include: • 1 in 5 HCFs in Zimbabwe does not have access to basic water services. • 1 in 10 HCFs in Zimbabwe does not have access to any water service. • 1 in 25 HCFs in Zimbabwe has access to basic sanitation services. • 4 in 10 HCFs in Zimbabwe do not have access to basic hygiene services. • 1 in 10 HCFs in Zimbabwe does not have access to any hygiene service. • 98.4% of HCFs in Zimbabwe have access to basic waste management services. • 3.2% of HCFs in Zimbabwe have access to basic WASH services.

Zimbabwe country update

20.09.2019
An update of country progress prepared for the 2019 Global Meeting on WASH in health care facilities, held in Livingstone, Zambia (9-11 September 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.