Literature Review Synthesis (2019)

23.06.2021
This document synthesizes the literature review from 2019, identifying gaps in research on WASH in HCF.
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WASH FIT implementation survey

18.06.2021
This survey is also available in an online format here.  If completing the word version, please send your responses to washinhcf@who.int. Thank you for taking part in this survey.
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WASH FIT implementation in Rohingya Camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

18.06.2021
WASH FIT has been implemented in 198 health care facilities in Rohingya refugee settlements. This document provides an update of progress as of April 2021.

Leading on WASH in Healthcare Facilities: Progress report on Faith-Inspired Action and Results

14.06.2021
Faith-inspired actors have contributed tremendously to the progress on WASH in healthcare facilities. This report outlines activities and results from faith-based healthcare systems and networks, faith-based organizations, religious leaders, and faith-based philanthropies.
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Determinants of hygiene practices among mothers seeking delivery services from healthcare facilities in the Kampala metropolitan area, Uganda

02.06.2021
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, Uganda.

Factors associated with health care deliveries among mothers living in hospital catchment areas Rukungiri and Kanungu districts, Uganda

02.06.2021
Study of 894 mothers' place of delivery, sociodemographic and economic factors and facility WASH status for the catchment area of two private hospitals in Uganda.

Assessment of water, sanitation and hygiene service availability in healthcare facilities in the greater Kampala metropolitan area, Uganda

02.06.2021
A cross-sectional study was conducted in 60 HCFs in Uganda. Availability of WASH services in the study HCFs was assessed using a validated WASH Conditions (WASHCon) tool comprising of structured interviews, HCF observations and microbial water quality analysis.

Impact of mhealth messages and environmental cues on hand hygiene practice among healthcare workers in the greater Kampala metropolitan area, Uganda: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial

02.06.2021
The study will provide critical findings on barriers and facilitators to hand hygiene practice among healthcare workers, and the impact of environmental cues and mhealth messages on healthcare workers’ hand hygiene practice.

Evaluation of water, sanitation and hygiene status of COVID-19 healthcare facilities in Ghana using the WASH FIT approach

01.06.2021
Evaluation of the WASH status of seven COVID-19 treatment centres in Ghana using WASH FIT.

Using the Water and Sanitation for Health Facility Improvement Tool (WASH FIT) in Zimbabwe: A Cross-Sectional Study of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services in 50 COVID-19 Isolation Facilities

01.06.2021
The Government of Zimbabwe, UNICEF and civil society organizations conducted WASH assessments in 50 HCFs designated as COVID-19 isolation facilities using WASH FIT.

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