The cost of meeting basic WASH standards in health care facilities – Preliminary Findings

18.12.2020
A set of slides detailing the preliminary findings of the cost of meeting basic WASH standards in health care facilities. Note, the data in these slides should not be cited.

A “NO REGRETS” INVESTMENT WHY WATER, SANITATION, AND HYGIENE IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES MUST BE A FUNDING PRIORITY

09.12.2020
Funding WASH in healthcare facilities is a ‘no-regrets’ investment; WASH services are necessary in order to achieve a range of healthcare priorities including disease prevention, quality care, pandemic preparedness, effective health systems, and healthier and more productive communities.

Investment case for water, sanitation and hygiene in Eritrea

09.12.2019
The Government of Eritrea, with support from UNICEF, has developed the 2019–2030 OneWASH Strategy and Investment Plan to achieve universal access to safe drinking water and sanitation. The plan’s strategic objectives reflect key Sustainable Development Goal 6 targets in which WASH in health centers is one of them. A total budget of US$674,357,0006 is required to implement OneWASH. Out of this, 55,643,000 USD will be required for establishing WASH services in institutions.

Cost Analysis for Clean Clinic Approach Activities in Guatemala and Implications for Scale-Up

14.11.2019
MCSP conducted a cost analysis of the Clean Clinic Approach (CCA) in Guatemala to document expenditures necessary to implement the CCA; inform future incremental improvement efforts, both within and outside of Guatemala; and explore and contribute to the literature base on the implementation cost of WASH for infection prevention and control interventions.

UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) 2019 report

24.10.2019
The Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) is a UN-Water initiative implemented by WHO. The objective of GLAAS is to provide policy- and decision-makers at all levels with a reliable, easily accessible, comprehensive and global analysis of the investments and enabling environment to make informed decisions for sanitation, drinking-water and hygiene.