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WASH Counts in Healthcare Facilities: From awareness to action

May 4, 2017

The lack of access to an improved water source and availability of soap at many healthcare facilities (HCF) in resource-limited settings is a real problem. This along with the gaps in the awareness of the importance of enhanced hygiene and infection prevention undercut the ability […]

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Upcoming Webinar: WASH Counts in Healthcare Facilities!

April 12, 2017

Did you know that an estimated 15% of patients develop one or more infections during a hospital stay and that at any given time 10 of every 100 hospitalized patients in developing countries acquire at least one healthcare-associated infection? The lack of access to an […]

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Hospital hygiene woefully inadequate, finds new WHO/UNICEF report

March 17, 2015

One of the most vulnerable times in life is the precious moments after birth. Each year an estimated 430,000 newborns die from sepsis and other severe infections, with the greatest risk facing those born in low-resource settings. We know that a lack of water, sanitation, […]

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