Water, sanitation and hygiene infrastructure and quality in rural healthcare facilities in Rwanda

26.03.2017
The state of WASH services was assessed in 17 rural HCFs in Rwanda through direct observation and semi-structured interviews.

Prevention first: Tackling AMR through water, sanitation and hygiene

26.03.2017
This article focuses on three neglected elements of WASH and AMR in healthcare facilities and the environment, highlighting the importance of WASH for mothers and newborns, and on synergizing WASH policies and approaches to support the continuum of care from healthcare settings to the home.

The role of infection prevention and control in preventing antibiotic resistance in health care

26.03.2017
An infographic to raise awareness during World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2017 on the links between IPC, WASH and AMR in health care settings.

Briefing note: Clean Clinic Approach

26.03.2017
The Maternal and Child Survival ProgramÕs (MCSP) Clean Clinic Approach (CCA) works with national ministries of health to develop criteria by which HCFs can attain ÒClean ClinicÓ status, buy improving WASH and environmental health conditions.