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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities

  • Our Work in Cambodia

    Our Work in Cambodia

    A patient drinks treated water at a hospital in Cambodia. Learn more about our work in Cambodia.

  • Our Work in Ghana

    Our Work in Ghana

    Hand washing saves lives. CGSW collects observational data in healthcare facilities to understand health conditions and behavior of clinical staff. Click here to explore more of our work in Ghana.

  • Our Work in Honduras

    Our Work in Honduras

    Consistent, safe water in healthcare facilities is essential for health care facilities in order to prevent healthcare acquired infections. Click here to view our work from Honduras.

  • Our Work in Rwanda

    Our Work in Rwanda

    CGSW researchers interview health care professionals to understand water access and use within healthcare facilities in Rwanda. Click to learn more about our work in Rwanda.

  • Our Work in Uganda

    Our Work in Uganda

    A hospital administrator in Uganda drinks the water from the tap after learning that the water quality in his hospital is safe to drink. Click here to learn more about our work in Uganda.


From the Field

When Water Doesn’t Flow

Water, as well as the availability of sanitation and hygiene infrastructure, are essential to providing safe, quality healthcare.

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Health Care Water Management in the Developing World

Sustainable technology, consideration of potential plumbing issues and strong support and leadership are essential for safer delivery.

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Specific Applied Research Activities in WASH in HCF

Specific Applied Research Activities in WASH in HCF

See how we're leading the charge for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities (HCF). Click the image above to learn more.

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