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WHO supported Montenegro in executing an assessment of WASH in health care facilities, including the process of prioritisation and planning of activities, providing international experts and instruments for capacity...

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The new report quantifies the additional healthcare waste generated as a result of COVID-19, describes current healthcare waste management systems and their deficiencies, and summarizes emerging best practices and...

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WHO and UNICEF send a newsletter every 4-6 weeks sharing events, recent publications and examples from countries working to address WASH in HCF. To receive the newsletter, sign up...

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The Group of Friends in Support of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Health Care Facilities is comprised of Permanent Representatives and chaired by Hungary and the Philippines. Together, the...

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WHO Global IPC survey

August 18, 2021
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A WHO global survey of the status of IPC programme implementation at national level with respect to the WHO IPC minimum requirements using an assessment tool derived from the...

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Over 10 years, it will cost US$6.5-9.6 billion to provide universal, basic WASH services in health care facilities in the 46 least developed countries. This averages to US$0.65 per...

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A new 3 minute video has been launched to help people explain the concept of quality of care. Harm from poor quality health care is often more of an...

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The Global Handwashing Partnership has announced the theme of this year’s Global Handwashing Day, “Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together and launched the calls to action....

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Earlier this month, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros officially launched the new action plan. The launch was followed by a two-day global consultation – Partners in action: Engaging stakeholders for implementing...

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