Celebrating the first ever Global Patient Safety Day

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There are few conditions of greater vulnerability than to be sick and poor, or a woman giving birth, in a healthcare facility without safe water or basic sanitation. Global Patient Safety Day (September 17) is an opportunity to highlight the importance of WASH as a prerequisite for guaranteeing patient safety.

Visit the two links below to read articles written to mark Global Patient Safety Day

https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2019/9/17/no-water-or-toilets-in-healthcare-facilities-thats-horrifying-and-these-funders-are-paying-attention

https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/wash-in-health-care-facilities-op-ed/