Organized by Medentech and the Global Handwashing Partnership
WASH Counts in Healthcare Facilities
To learn how WASH can prevent the spread of healthcare-associated infections, join Medentech and the Global Handwashing Partnership on May 3 at 10:00 AM EST for a webinar observing Hand Hygiene Day (May 5).
During this webinar, experts will share information on how to improve WASH in HCFs, including:
- The World Health Organization (WHO) will share an update from the WHO/UNICEF Global Action Plan on WASH in HCF;
- USAID’s Maternal & Child Program (MCSP) will discuss how WASH underpins quality of care and contributes to health systems strengthening effort, as well as the Clean Clinic Approach, a WASH program that empowers HCFs to become clean, safe, and desirable;
- The Beninese Association for Social Marketing (Association Béninoise pour le Marketing Social (ABMS), a member of the PSI network) will provide an overview of how it supports HCFs in Benin to improve hygiene and make services safer for patients;
- Medentech will share lessons learned from its work in infection prevention across the world and offer some tools for continued hygiene improvement in healthcare clinics globally.
Presenters will also share links to educational resources and tools during the webinar.