Impending scope of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in the post-COVID19 pandemic era: An opportunity call

26.05.2020
This perspective piece elaborates on theimportance of optimal WASH and future scopes in HCFs during the post COVID19 pandemic era.
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Q & A from webinar series on WASH in HCF & COVID-19: April 2020

11.05.2020
This document accompanies the presentations and recordings for the webinar series which WHO and UNICEF hosted in April 2020. The presenters from each webinar episode have provided answers to the questions that participants asked. If you have a question that is not answered in the document, please contact washinhcf@who.int. The presentations are available as follows: Water, Sanitation, Health care waste management, Hand hygiene and Environmental cleaning.
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Dez ações imediatas de ASH nas instalações de cuidados de saúde para responder à COVID-19

05.05.2020
Esta página descreve dez ações imediatas em matéria de água, saneamento e higiene (ASH) que as instalações de cuidados de saúde com poucos recursos podem realizar com um orçamento limitado a curto prazo (0–3 meses) para se prepararem e lidarem com a COVID-19. Na segunda página, a OMS e a UNICEF forneceram informações sobre a melhor forma de adaptar os seus Oito Passos Práticos no contexto da COVID-19.
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Dix mesures immédiates en matière de services EAH à adopter dans les établissements de santé pour lutter contre la COVID-19

05.05.2020
La présente page décrit dix mesures immédiates en matière d’eau, d’assainissement et d’hygiène (EAH) que les établissements de santé dotés de faibles ressources peuvent entreprendre avec un budget limité dans un avenir proche (0 à 3 mois) afin de se préparer et de faire face à la COVID-19. Sur la deuxième page, l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) et le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l’enfance (l’UNICEF) expliquent comment adapter au mieux leurs huit mesures pratiques en pleine pandémie de COVID-19.
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Diez acciones inmediatas en materia de WASH en los centros de salud para la respuesta a la COVID-19

05.05.2020
En esta página se describen diez acciones inmediatas en materia de agua, saneamiento e higiene (WASH) que los centros de salud con escasos recursos pueden llevar a cabo con un presupuesto limitado a corto plazo (entre 0 y 3 meses) para prepararse y abordar la COVID-19. La segunda página contiene información aportada por la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) y el Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (UNICEF) sobre la mejor manera de adaptar sus ocho medidas prácticas durante la epidemia de COVID-19.

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WASH in Healthcare Facilities Actions in Response to COVID-19

05.05.2020
This document describes ten immediate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) actions that low-resource healthcare facilities can undertake with limited budget in the near-term (0-3 months) to prepare for and address COVID-19. On the second page, WHO and UNICEF have provided input on how to best adapt their Eight Practical Steps in the midst of COVID-19. Finally, there is a compilation of WASH in HCF & COVID-19 resources for action. The document is also available in French, Spanish and Portuguese. French: www.washinhcf.org/resource/dix-mesures-immediates-en-matiere-de-services-eah-a-adopter-dans-les-etablissements-de-sante-pour-lutter-contre-la-covid-19/ Spanish: www.washinhcf.org/resource/diez-acciones-inmediatas-en-materia-de-wash-en-los-centros-de-salud-para-la-respuesta-a-la-covid-19/ Portuguese: www.washinhcf.org/resource/dez-acoes-imediatas-de-ash-nas-instalacoes-de-cuidados-de-saude-para-responder-a-covid-19/
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WASH in HCF & COVID-19 Webinar series: Session 5 – SANITATION

04.05.2020
The fifth and final episode of a series of webinars running through April 2020 to provide technical guidance of WASH in HCF and COVID-19. The recording is available at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmERJPGZTfolALXCDcpbkug.

Health care waste management: Coronavirus update

22.04.2020
Advice is regularly updated based on the latest knowledge. Please contact global@hcwh.org for the most up to date information.