Elevating the Role of Cleaners in Healthcare Facilities: A Guidance Note

17.09.2020
This document is a guidance note on elevating the role of cleaners in healthcare facilities written by Hayley Schram, Lindsay Denny, and Global Water 2020 in preparation for 'Thank Your Cleaner Day' on October 21. This document proposes 12 actions to elevate cleaners in healthcare facilities and provides resources for key stakeholders, organizations, and individuals working with or interested in environmental cleanliness and cleaners.

WASH IN HCF & COVID-19 WEBINAR SERIES: SESSION 4 – ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANING

21.04.2020
Slides from a webinar series on WASH in HCF and COVID-19 in April 2020. The recording is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fz46qUS58CM.

WASH in HCF – key resource list

06.03.2020
A list of WASH in healthcare facilities resources has been complied and includes related infection prevention and control and AMR documents, as well as a list of key websites for further reading.

Best Practices for Environmental Cleaning in Healthcare Facilities in Resource-Limited Settings

22.11.2019
This document provides guidance on best practices for environmental cleaning procedures and programs in healthcare facilities. It was developed as a collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN) with contributions from WHO. To download the document, visit the CDC site: https://www.cdc.gov/hai/pdfs/resource-limited/environmental-cleaning-508.pdf

WASHinHCF Webinar Series Summary

24.10.2019
The document provides a summary of the 12 month WASH in Healthcare Facilities webinar series with short descriptions of each webinar.

Environmental Cleaning Collaborative: Best Practices and Implementation Toolkit

27.09.2019
Presentation given at the 2019 Global Meeting on WASH in health care facilities, held in Livingstone, Zambia (9-11 September 2019). This provides an overview of a set of new resources for environmental cleaning, developed by CDC and ICAN.

WASH in health care facilities – Global baseline report 2019

03.04.2019
The first global baseline estimates for WASH in health care facilities, prepared by the Joint Monitoring Programme.