CLEAN AND TIMELY CARE IN HOSPITAL FOR INSTITUTIONAL TRANSFORMATION (CATCH-IT)

11.02.2020
CATCH-IT is an Ethiopian initiative designed to improve quality of care, timely access to basic services and revitalisation of hospital reform initiatives for institutional transformation.

Status of water, sanitation and hygiene services for childbirth and newborn care in eight countries in East Asia and the Pacific

07.01.2020
This study aimed to investigate availability of WASH policies, standards, and services for childbirth and newborn care in hospitals in East Asia and the Pacific. Descriptive analysis of survey data and observations of water, sanitation and hygiene services in maternity and neonatal care rooms and of deliveries in 153 hospitals in Cambodia, China, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Viet Nam. The main outcome measures were availability of national policies and standards; availability of water, sanitation, and hygiene services in maternity rooms and neonatal care units; and practice of hygiene at childbirth.