Published: October 21, 2020
Workplaces, particularly those that employ migrant workers and those in the informal economy, have taken centre stage in the containment of the COVID-19 virus. Through this policy brief, the International Labour Organization emphasizes that safe and healthy working conditions are fundamental to decent work and […]
Published: June 8, 2020
This compendium is a living document which will be updated regularly as learning emerges. It has been developed and disseminated quickly so immediate, relevant and timely actions can be taken. Find the living document here. Citation: Coultas, M. and Iyer, R. with Myers, J. (2020) […]
Published: June 1, 2020
This report proposes a simple framework for policy actions to effectively promote handwashing in Nepal amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Raising awareness about proper handwashing is the cheapest, easiest and most important way to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but it is far from sufficient […]
Published: May 27, 2020
Citation: Jiwani, S.S., Antiporta, D.A. (2020). Inequalities in access to water and soap matter for the COVID-19 response in sub-Saharan Africa. Int J Equity Health, 19. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-020-01199-z Abstract (excerpt): The COVID-19 pandemic has spread rapidly since the first case notification of the WHO in December […]
Published: May 20, 2020
This brief provides suggestions for crisis planning and risk communication particular to hand hygiene and related issues for COVID-19. It also suggests some ways to accelerate your planning to shape effective behavior change initiatives and offers some tips particular to crisis communication.
Published: April 30, 2020
Existing recommendations on water, sanitation and hygiene measures in healthcare facilities are important to provide adequate patient care and protect both patients and staff. This guidance document by PAHO provides key recommendations and messages for WASH in healthcare facilities for COVID-19 and beyond.
Published: April 28, 2020
This fact sheet developed by CAWST describes the history of soap, how it’s made, and the two processes for making soap. This fact sheet is available in English, Spanish, and French.
Published: April 24, 2020
This contingency plan developed by the Federal Ministry of Health and its support partners is based on findings of a risk assessment and WHO advice.
Published: April 24, 2020
L’objectif du présent document est de fournir des orientations claires et concrètes qui permettront aux acteurs du cluster WASH de la conduite à tenir pour une intervention WASH efficace face à l’épidémie de COVID 19 en RDC.
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