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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Health Care Facilities: Status in Low- And Middle-Income Countries And Way Forward
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Adequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) are essential components of providing basic health services. The provision of WASH in health care facilities serves to prevent infections and spread of disease, protect staff and patients, and uphold the dignity of vulnerable populations including pregnant women and the disabled. Yet, many health care facilities in low resource settings lack basic WASH services, compromising the ability to provide safe care and presenting serious health risks to those seeking treatment.

#DIGNITY #DISEASE #HEALTHCARE #HEALTHRISK #SAFECARE #RESOURCE
Publisher:
WHO, UNICEF ,   (2015 )
Type / Script:
Progress Report in English
Keywords:
WATER, SANITATION, WOMEN HEALTH, CHILD HEALTH, HEALTH SERVICES, HEALTH CENTRES, CLINICS, HOSPITALS, PUBLIC HEALTH, PRIMARY HEALTH CARE, WASTE MANAGEMENT, SYRINGES, WASTE DISPOSAL, DISEASES, DRINKING WATER, DEVELOPMENT POLICY, FINANCIAL RESOURCES, HUMAN RESOURCES, WATER QUALITY, SANITARY FACILITIES, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, REHABILITATION, RISK MANAGEMENT, TRAINING PROGRAMMES, HUMAN RIGHTS, CAPACITY BUILDING, CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT
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 WHO : World Health Organization
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10.02.00  -  Comprehensive Health Services
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