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dc.date.accessioned2020-05-12T01:19:43Z
dc.date.available2020-05-12T01:19:43Z
dc.date.issued2020-04-03
dc.identifier.govdocPAHO/CDE/COVID-19/20-0008
dc.identifier.urihttps://iris.paho.org/handle/10665.2/52119
dc.description.abstractExisting recommendation on water, sanitation and hygiene measures in healthcare facilities are important to provide adequate patient care and protect both patients and staff. These include: sufficient provision of safe drinking water for staff, caregivers and patients, personal hygiene, laundry and cleaning; adequate and accessible toilets; safe excreta management, including keeping excreta (faeces and urine) separate from human contact and safe treatment and disposal in the environment; frequent hand hygiene using the proper technique; periodic cleaning and disinfection; and safe management of healthcare waste.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherPAHOen_US
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/igo/*
dc.subjectCOVID-19en_US
dc.subjectCoronavirusen_US
dc.subjectWateren_US
dc.subjectSanitationen_US
dc.subjectHealth Care Facilities, Manpower, and Servicesen_US
dc.titleKey Recommendations on Water Sanitation and Hygiene: COVID-19. Healthcare Facilitiesen_US
dc.typeInformation kit (folder, banner, brochure)en_US
dc.rights.holderPan American Health Organizationen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenamePan American Health Organizationen_US
paho.isfeatured0en_US
paho.publisher.countryUnited Statesen_US
paho.publisher.cityWashington, D.C.en_US
paho.source.centercodeUS1.1en_US
paho.contributor.departmentCommunicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health (CDE)en_US
paho.iswhotranslationNoen_US


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