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Budgeting for environmental health services in healthcare facilities: a ten step model for planning and costing

April 3, 2020

Citation: Anderson et al. 2020. Budgeting for environmental health services in healthcare facilities: a ten step model for planning and costing. Int. J of Environmental Research & Public Health.  Abstract: Environmental health services (EHS) in healthcare facilities (HCFs) are critical for safe care provision, yet their availability […]

Rohingya children fight back against COVID-19, one pair of hands at a time

April 2, 2020

This post was originally posted by UNICEF.  By: Nazzina Mohsin and Abdullah Nayan Around the world, communities have been taking precautions to help slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and keep their families safe, including by practicing physical distancing. But for the more than […]

Mali Plan d’Actions pour la Prévention et la Réponse à la Maladie à COVID-19

April 2, 2020

Rappelons qu’une épidémie de COVID-19 peut affecter la vie sociale et économique du pays en plus de l’impact sanitaire, d’où l’intérêt d’élaborer un plan d’urgence. C’est dans ce cadre que le Ministère de la Santé et des Affaires Sociales a élaboré un plan de prévention […]

Bangladesh WASH messages for COVID-19

April 2, 2020

These key hygiene messages developed by WASH Cluster-Cox’s Bazar and partners can be used by hygiene promoters and volunteers for refugees.

Note d’orientation – Proposition de mesures de prévention de la diffusion du Covid19 – Burkina Faso

April 2, 2020

Les points qui suivent ont pour objectif de donner quelques éléments pour faciliter la continuité des activités de la réponse humanitaire en WASH au Burkina Faso.

Key Messages and Actions for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Schools

April 1, 2020

This document developed by WHO, UNICEF, and IFRC provides key messages and actions for COVID-19 prevention and control in schools.

WASH and infection prevention and control in health-care facilities

April 1, 2020

This guidance note developed by UNICEF helps WASH staff in their preparedness and response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. It provides an overview of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and its intersection with water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). It also provides key actions that staff can […]

WASH and infection prevention and control in households and public spaces

April 1, 2020

This guidance note developed by UNICEF explains how the WASH sector can implement infection prevention and control measures in households and community settings. It focuses on reducing the exposure to the disease in vulnerable community settings and public spaces, and the transmission of the disease in home and […]

WASH and infection prevention and control measures in schools

April 1, 2020

This guidance note developed by UNICEF is intended to help WASH staff in their preparedness and response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. It provides an overview of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and its intersection with water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and how staff can […]

Interim recommendations on obligatory hand hygiene against transmission of COVID-19

April 1, 2020

Current evidence indicates that the COVID-19 virus is transmitted through respiratory droplets or contact.  Contact transmission occurs when contaminated hands touch the mucosa of the mouth, nose, or eyes; the virus can also be transferred from one surface to another by contaminated hands, which facilitates […]

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