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Progress on WASH in health care facilities 2000-2021: Special focus on WASH and infection prevention and control (IPC)

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Updated 17 Feb 2024

The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) produces internationally comparable estimates of progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and is responsible for monitoring the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets related to WASH. This report presents national, regional and global estimates for WASH in health care facilities up to the year 2021, with a special focus on WASH and infection prevention and control (IPC). The report has established a new global baseline on hygiene services – which assessed access to hand hygiene facilities at points of care as well as toilets.

UNICEF Data

Updated 17 Feb 2024
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