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Final Monthly Webinar: Fitting WASH into Quality of Care

Purpose of this Webinar

Quality of Care (QoC) is essential to providing universal health coverage. Target 3.8 of Sustainable Development Goal 3, aims to achieve universal health coverage, including access to quality essential health-care services. Improving QoC calls for improvements in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure in healthcare facilities (HCF), especially in relation to maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH). Presenters from WHO, Geneva and World Vision, Uganda explain regional and national action to improve QoC at the intersections of WASH and MNCH in HCF.

Webinar Summary

Webinar 12 Full Summary (PDF)

Recommended Actions

The document below provides an overview of actionable steps for ensuring quality of care (QoC) in healthcare facilities (HCF).

Webinar 12 Action Document (PDF)

Final Monthly Webinar: Fitting WASH into Quality of Care

Webinar 12 PowerPoint Slides

Webinar 12 Full Summary (PDF)

Recommended Actions

The document below provides an overview of actionable steps for ensuring quality of care (QoC) in healthcare facilities (HCF).

Webinar 12 Action Document (PDF)

Additional Resources

1.  Delivering Quality Health Services –WHO, World Bank, OECD, 2018

2. Crossing the Global Quality Chasm –The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, 2018

3. High Quality Health Systems in The Sustainable Development Goal Era: Time For A Revolution –The Lancet Global Health, 2018

4. Global Baseline Report –WHO and UNICEF, 2019

5. Quality of Care for Pregnant Women and Newborns- The WHO Vision –Tunçalo et al., 2015

6. Standards for Improving Quality of Maternal and Newborn Care in Health Facilities –WHO, 2016

7. Standards for Improving the Quality of Care for Children and Young Adolescents in Health Facilities ­­–WHO, 2018

8. Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health –WHO

9. WHO Global Learning Laboratory for Quality Universal Healthcare –WHO

10. BabyWASH –World Vision