Summary of Country Presentations from AFRO Regional Meeting

30.04.2021
Presentation given at the 2021 Africa Regional Leaders Summit on WASH in HCF, hosted virtually by WHO AFRO. Presentations were made by the following countries: Burkina Faso, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Uganda

Hands-Free Handwashing stations in Eastern & Southern Africa region in the context of COVID-19 pandemic

26.04.2021
This is a consolidation of low-cost low-tech design & construction guidance for building mobile hands-free Handwashing with Soap Stations in UNICEF's East and South African Region countries, with the aim of reducing risks of disease transmission and increasing desirability for hand hygiene.

How to conduct a situational analysis – methodology document

19.03.2021
This document describes an approach for conducting a national situational analysis of water, sanitation hygiene (WASH) as a basis for improving quality of care. A situational analysis is the first of the eight “practical steps” recommended by WHO and UNICEF as a means to trigger action to improve and sustain WASH in health care facilities, a prerequisite for providing quality care.

Core questions for monitoring WASH in health care facilities in the SDGs [French]

17.03.2021

Ferramenta de Melhoria da Água e Saneamento para as Unidades Sanitárias – WASH FIT [Portuguese]

24.02.2021
Um guia prático para a melhoria da qualidade da prestação de cuidados através da água, saneamento e higiene nas unidades sanitárias.
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Summary of all WHO and related resources on WASH in HCF [updated January 2021]

24.02.2021
This document includes links to all WHO resources on WASH, waste, IPC, AMR. It is regularly updated with new publications.

Summary of WHO country support, updated January 2021

11.02.2021

Madagascar: National standards on WASH in HCF [Guide technique de mise en oeuvre des Formations Sanitaires Amies de WASH]

10.02.2021

The cost of meeting basic WASH standards in health care facilities – Preliminary Findings

18.12.2020
A set of slides detailing the preliminary findings of the cost of meeting basic WASH standards in health care facilities. Note, the data in these slides should not be cited.

2020 WASH in Healthcare Facilities Trailblazers: Second Edition

16.12.2020
This booklet highlights some of the progress made over the year, featuring 35 organizations (the “Trailblazers”) who continue to be committed to improving WASH in health care facilities. With such a strong response to the first edition, Global Water 2020 published a second edition to correspond to the publication of the Global Progress Report.

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