Global progress report on WASH in health care facilities: Fundamentals first

This global progress report on WASH in health care facilities comes at an unprecedented moment, when coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is exposing key vulnerabilities in health systems, such as inadequate infection prevention and control. WASH services in health care facilities, so often taken for granted – or as this report highlights, outright neglected – are needed more than ever to protect vulnerable health workers and patients. The report identifies major global gaps in WASH services, describes global responses and country case studies. WHO press release, Monday 14 December Infographics in all UN languages

Water Supply and Sanitation Accessibility into Health Care Facilities Especially for Maternity Ward / Labour Wards

This report presents the data collected from certain health facilities with delivery rooms that in Papua New Guinea. It aims to provide statistical data for the development of “WASH INTO HEALTH CARE FACILITY POLICY”; and guidelines for the design of water supply, sanitation and also enable, stimulate and promote appropriate hygiene practices in the health facilities.

Situational Analysis of IPC & WASH in the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services

A situational analysis of IPC/WASH conducted with the support of the Director of Health Services, which aimed to generate baseline data for future comparison, identify gaps and create awareness of the importance of IPC/WASH and develop a roadmap for IPC/WASH improvement for the CBC Health Services.

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

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.