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Our study aimed at assessing the determinants of hand hygiene and utilisation of bathing facilities in healthcare facilities (HCFs) in the greater Kampala metropolitan area,...

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Study of 894 mothers' place of delivery, sociodemographic and economic factors and facility WASH status for the catchment area of two private hospitals in...

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As part of Amref Health Africa’s broader initiative to reduce maternal and infant mortalities related to sepsis, multiple healthcare facilities were renovated. The provision of clean water, sanitation, hygiene,...

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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...

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Infections acquired during labour and delivery are a significant cause of maternal and child morbidity and mortality. Adherence to hand hygiene protocols is a critical component of infection prevention...

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The objectives of this brief are to review common and effective indicators for monitoring environmental health conditions and measuring improvements in maternal and newborn health care as well as...

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Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely – more than one in ten of all babies around the world. Nearly all these deaths can be prevented by providing...

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This module for monitoring WASH and related IPC in delivery rooms is a final draft - the indicators and questions can now be used in relevant surveys and programmes....

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When 17 million women give birth in healthcare facilities without adequate water, soap and toilets every year, that’s a colossal global health problem....I paid a telling visit to a...

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As The Soapbox Collaborative closes after achieving its mission of catalysing improved hygiene at birth in healthcare facilities in developing countries, its scientific leader Wendy Graham reflects on why...

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