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Christiana Ezoke

Individual

Temple Oraeki

Individual

Sustainable access to WASH in Healthcare facilities is a major step towards protecting the rights of workers and patients.

Ashish Bhaltilak

Individual

Durga Mata Mandir, Kranti Nagar
Jalna

Davina Jameslee

Organization

Febriansyah Soebagio

Individual

Mingma Gyalzen Sherpa

Organization

As a private consulting company, we are looking at business opportunities to fully implement the WASH-FIT tool and establish service model to provide O&M services to heath care facilities.

Anna Vorndran

Organization

I am part of an NPO that is committed to have WASH as part of IPC when we do training anywhere in Africa and will be committed to advocate and include IPC/WASH as part of everything we do

Adrianus Vlugman

Individual

Conducted many surveys of WASH aspects in HCF as part of PAHO’s SMART hospital/health care facility project.
WASH advisor to SMART HCF project.
Designed and implemented in-line rainwater harvesting for washing and flushing at HCF’s in Dominica.
Post-disaster impact and needs assessments to HCF and WASH

Olajumoke Ojeleye

Individual

I’m interested in conducting surveys and situational analysis, getting the support to engage with health institutional leaders to implement WASH in HCF.

Rahul Kanojia

Individual

Zanmi Lasante

Organization

Zanmi Lasante is committed to ensuring that all MSPP health care facilities supported by Zanmi Lasante/Partners in Health are in line with national guidelines required by the Haitian government and international standards for access to water, sanitation, and hygienic practices amongst its medical personnel, and that all efforts to ensure patient safety and security in accessing clean water and sanitation services remain a priority of the organization at all times.

World Vision

Organization

World Vision and partners commit to providing basic water, sanitation, and hygiene services in 800 rural health care facilities serving an estimated 7.2 million people at a cost of approximately $100 million between 2019-2021. The work will be done in 35 countries where World Vision focuses their WASH efforts, with a special focus on Ghana, Mali, Niger, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Key partners of this commitment will include charity: water, Grundfos, the CDC, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, the Dornsife Family, Golf Fore Africa, Midmark Corporation, Robert and Laura Abernathy, the Water Institute at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and Wells Bring Hope.

World Hope International (WHI)

Organization

World Hope International aims to improve WASH in healthcare facilities in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Haiti, and Cambodia. WHI plans to provide potable water to the Wesleyan Hospital of La Gonave, Haiti by desalination of brackish groundwater using reverse osmosis to provide free water for the hospital and wholesale water for area drinking water distributors. In addition, in partnership with UNDP and PowerGen Renewable Energy, WHI plans to build mini-grid solar power stations in 97 communities in Sierra Leone which will provide free electricity to medical facilities to support their water and power needs.

World Evangelical Alliance (WEA)

Organization

World Evangelical Alliance commits to employ the WEA Health Mission Network to create awareness of WASH needs and inequities. Support of WASH will be incorporated into the work of this network. WEA will develop awareness on the campaign with their WEA Regional & National Alliances. WEA will seek opportunities to incorporate WASH into national initiatives where appropriate and develop awareness with their networks and members of specific needs of those most at risk due to inadequate WASH services. WEA will engage local faith communities through the development of supporting documentation on the theological necessity of addressing WASH. Lastly, WEA will promote campaign with their Global Partners and where applicable adaptation of WASH principles.

Wine to Water

Organization

Wine To Water is a global clean water organization providing water access, water filtration, WASH education, and sanitation solutions. Strategic WASH programs are currently based in the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Tanzania, and Nepal and W|W can support WASH in HCF through technical support and as an implementation partner with WASH expertise in the regions we work. In Nepal, W|W will add HCF to community assessments and saturation models that improve clean water and sanitation in households, schools and HCF in partnership with water use committees and local institutions as funding permits.

White Ribbon Alliance (WBA)

Organization

White Ribbon Alliance commits to engaging citizens, policy makers, health workers, media and others to catalyze action across sectors so that WASH reaches the top of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health agendas and remains there until leaders have demonstrated accountability to women’s self-articulated needs. In 2018, White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) launched the year-long What Women Want campaign to ask women and girls a powerful question: “What is your one request for quality reproductive and maternal healthcare services?” They collected nearly 1.2 million demands across 114 countries. WASH rose to the number two request overall, demonstrating that women want a dignified experience, which includes access to clean health facilities with running water and indoor toilets.

Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA)

Organization

Wellbeing Foundation Africa commits to training 500 healthcare workers and educating 35,000 pregnant and nursing mothers across Nigeria on hand and personal hygiene practices by 2020. WBFA also commits to advocating for improved WASH structures in healthcare facilities in 2019 and 2020 to enable healthcare workers in Nigeria to perform their duties effectively.

Waterlines

Organization

Waterlines will assess current WASH conditions in 15 health centers and dispensaries in Kenya (in Bomet, Kericho, and Nandi Counties) where Waterlines has earlier helped to provide water via rainwater harvesting systems. Waterlines’ Kenyan facilitators will utilize the Monitoring & Action (M&A) assessment form for healthcare facilities developed by Waterlines board member Mark Reimers in 2015. If improvements in tanks, gutters, or water purification treatments are needed, Waterlines will cost-share with the facility in consultation with the local government. Where appropriate, Waterlines will work to improve sustainable access to hygienic latrines and handwashing stations.

WaterAid

Organization

WaterAid commits to ongoing efforts to improve access to WASH in health facilities and communities in 28 low- and middle-income countries. WaterAid is focused on WASH as a fundamental and primary preventative measure to reduce the occurrence and spread of infections, and ensure the safety and dignity of health workers and patients. WaterAid works to ensure no one is left behind, adopting gender-sensitive, inclusive, and rights-based approaches to providing services for all. Through a mix of advocacy and service delivery, WaterAid will collaborate with governments, health professionals, communities, and other partners to meet these commitments.

Water4

Organization

Water4 commits to make WASH in HCFs part of an area-based coverage strategy being implemented with enterprise partners in 14 sub-Saharan African countries. This includes integrating WASH in HCFs into planning, country-level targets, and partnership agreements. Water4 will identify revenue-based solutions to HCF water supply to ensure sustainability of water systems through enterprise-based operational support. Water4 will align with the SDG 6.1 standards for “safe water” in HCFs and conduct research and learning that support application of innovation and best practices, thereby ensuring five geo-administrative areas have access to safe, sustainable, and affordable water by 2025.

Water Mission

Organization

Water Mission will continue to provide technical guidance to WASH implementors and WASH networks, including the Rural Water Supply Network and ACCORD WASH Alliance. Water Mission will continue to provide guidance on engineering and water quality. As part of Water Mission’s strategy, WASH in health care facilities will remain a priority in every country program. Water Mission will continue to raise awareness about WASH best practices and the global water crisis. They are committed to ongoing innovation and improving WASH best practices, and as such, will make research and learning in this area a priority.

WaterAid

Individual

WASH facilities are an enabling factors for quality of care in a health care worker settings. Clean delivery is possible due to availability of water. There is a reduction in number of hospital stay and consumption of antibiotics if you practice hygiene in a healthy care setting.

WaterAid Uganda

Organization

As WaterAid Uganda, we have conducted an assessment of WASH in the Health Care facilities and this was disseminated in September 2019 with all partners in the country. We are now embarking on the development of  guideline in the Health facilities

WaterAid Zambia (Adamson Sakala)

Individual

WaterAid Zambia has a project to support Ministry of Health to develop standards for WASH in HCFs and develop and assessment tool.
WaterAid is working in 40 HCF in 5 districts to improve WASH sustainability of WASH facilities, implement hygiene behavior change for health staff, communities and schools.

WHO Vietnam

Organization

WHO Vietnam and WHO Technical Officer will support MOH to achieve:
1. Development & implementation of national standards and polices
2. Conduction rational baseline assessment
3. Monitoring and receiving data via health system monitoring
4. Scaling up WASH in HCFs by training WASH-FIT and replicating pilots of WASH in HCFs
5. Developing health work force by building sustainable training system.

WHO Vietnam commits to contribute fund to support WASH in HCFs programs.

WHO Tajikistan

Individual

Advocating WASH in health policies and programmes, maternal and child health, IPC and in the health facility accreditation requirements

WHO Rwanda

Organization

World Vision International

Infrastructure Improvement: 800 rural health care facilities
Population to be Served: Estimated 7.2 million people
Financial Contribution: $100 million
Target timeframe: 2019-2021
Key countries: Ghana, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
Key partners: Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, The Dornsife Family, Charity: water, CDC, Golf Fore Africa, Grundfos, Midmark Corporation, P&G, Robert and Laura Abernathy, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and Wells Bring Hope

The Water Institute at University of North Carolina

Organization

The Water Institute is committed to work with government, NGO, and academic partners to develop a comprehensive research agenda for WASH in HCFs. The goal is to answer questions around salience – i.e., what is the role of WASH in reducing exposures in HCFs and what are the cost/benefit ratios that will inform investment decisions; around solutions – i.e., what works, where and what are the factors to address to achieve optimal results; around implementation – i.e., what are the contextual challenges and how do we measure and learn from results in the field; and then use our science to push for policy reform at the national and global level.

Water for People

Organization

Water for People’s model of district-wide implementation is to ensure every community, every school and clinic, and every household has access to reliable water and sanitation services that will last over time. Developing sustainable WASH services – including in all healthcare facilities – must be done in collaboration with local government and health officials to build strong and well-funded systems that are locally managed and sustained. Globally, they expect to reach 30 districts across nine countries by 2030.

Water Engineers for the Americas and Africa (WEFTAA)

Organization

WEFTA is partnering with Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Village Health Partnership (VHP), Suma Jayma, ADSIS, and Sanitation & Water Action (SAWA) to implement water and sanitation projects at six healthcare facilities in Bolivia, Mexico, Ethiopia, and Tanzania. Ultimately, WEFTA expects to support 20,000 people within these communities and are continually seeking additional partners to help bring life changing access to clean water and sanitation to those that need it most.

Wallace Genetic Foundation

Organization

Wallace Genetic Foundation sees WASH in healthcare facilities as the bedrock of global health. They have given advocacy grants to organizations working to expand sustainable access in low-income countries. They believe safe WASH in healthcare facilities, given its documented need and decades of neglect, deserves to be prioritized by private and public funders supporting global WASH and health efforts. In 2019 and 2020 Wallace Genetic Foundation will contribute a million dollars a year for advocacy designed to expand safe and sustainable WASH services in hospitals and clinics in low-income countries.

Village Health Partnership (VHP)

Organization

The Village Health Partnership’s WASH and Maternal Health Initiative works with local stakeholders to improve access to clean water, construct maternity waiting areas with kitchens, showers, and pit latrines, clean compounds and facilities, implement fenced biohazard areas with placenta pits and incinerators, put in hand washing stations with soap, and educate healthcare providers on the importance of clean and safe healthcare in health centers and district hospitals. VHP is partnering with the Ethiopian Government, Afro Ethiopia Integrated Development (AEID), Water Engineers for the Americas and Africa (WEFTAA), and Rotary International to implement the initiative.

United States Agency for International Development

Organization

Recognizing that WASH in health facilities is necessary for health systems to provide quality care and foster country self-reliance, USAID makes the following commitments: 1) Strengthen Health Systems: USAID will support WASH in health facilities within national and local contexts as necessary to achieve objectives embedded in the U.S. Global Health Security Strategy and the U.S. Global Water Strategy, as well as USAID’s Policy Framework. 2) Track WASH in Healthcare Facilities Improvements: Beginning in 2020-2021, USAID will track a suite of indicators measuring WASH in health systems to support evidence-based investment decisions to achieve objectives related to preventing antimicrobial resistance and increasing the quality of integrated healthcare services.

Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau (UCMB)

Organization

Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau shall continue to support WASH in healthcare facilities because of the benefits accrued to it. UCMB will do so by assessing, supervising, and training all levels of staff. UCMB commits to continue with technical supervision, sensitization, advocacy, and lobbying for WASH using existing church and coordination structures.

Total Impact Capital

Organization

Total Impact Capital has supported the creation and scaling of the Medical Credit Fund, a debt fund that finances health facilities and enterprises in Africa with a focus on enhancing quality and access and has just launched Azure Source Capital, another debt facility that finances water service providers in Central America, starting in El Salvador. Medical Credit Fund, which was created by PharmAccess, will provide affordable loans and business technical assistance to health facilities that participate in the WASH digital badging program. Azure Source Capital finances peri-urban and rural water systems, helping them provide 24-hour access to clean drinking water, supporting households, business, and health and educational facilities. It seeks to support more 150 water service providers over the next three years.

Terre des hommes (Tdh)

Organization

Terre des hommes, as part of the Swiss Water & Sanitation Consortium, will support to the WASH in Health Care Facilities community of practice under the Global Call to Action in India, Mali, Myanmar and Nepal. Through 2021, Tdh will continue supporting national health authorities and local municipalities to assess and improve WASH services in at least 30 HCF as part of our perinatal health projects. Tdh will also promote the JMP recommended Core Indicators for general service areas, test proposed delivery room indicators and launch the Facility Evaluation Tool (FACET) 2.0 in partnership with Eawag Sandec and CartONG with support from the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation.

Special Olympics

Organization

Special Olympics is working to create a world where health systems, including hospitals, clinics, health providers and resources, are inclusive of people with intellectual disabilities. Clean and safe health facilities are critical for safe health care. Special Olympics trains and builds capacity of athletes to advocate for the health needs of people with ID. Special Olympics commits to leveraging the voice of these athlete leaders on social media to promote and advocate for WASH in health facilities.

Smile Train

Organization

For 20 years, Smile Train has empowered local medical professionals with training, funding, and resources to provide free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children globally. We advance a sustainable solution and scalable global health model for cleft treatment. There is no safe surgery without robust WASH infrastructure and practices. Smile Train is committed to supporting our 1100 partner hospitals to ensure that they have effective WASH services and to advocate for WASH as an essential part of safe surgical care.

Save the Children

Organization

Save the Children commits to integrating WASH in healthcare facilities into their global three-year WASH strategy (2019-2021); expanding their WASH in healthcare facilities investments to at least five new countries; advocating globally and nationally, including a convening of partners; documenting the cost of implementation and leveraging their partnerships and reputation to advocate for more investments, research, and activities in WASH in healthcare facilities.

Sanitation First India

Organization

Sanitation First, registered in India as Wherever the Need India Services, has been providing critical WASH services in Healthcare settings, especially Government facilities, catering to the vulnerable and poor. Apart from RO water plants in outpatient and maternity wards where the footfall is the highest, it provides urinals in Government mortuaries to support the women in shock and grief who would need it at odd hours. Sanitation First specializes in hospital and hazardous waste awareness, training, and management, thereby creating sustainable supply chains in health.

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA)

Organization

SWA looks forward to a fruitful collaboration with global, regional, and national actors promoting access to WASH in HCF and commits to continuing to regularly convene sector and finance ministers, together with other stakeholders, to increase the political prioritization and resource allocation for the sector (including in HCF). Additionally, SWA seeks to develop national finance strategies for the sector that ensure a more efficient use of existing resources, mobilize more and non-traditional resources, and prioritize access for those left farthest behind – the unserved, poor, and marginalized. To further this objective, SWA aims at developing a handbook for sector ministers on how to strengthen systems and the enabling environment to ensure sanitation and water for all, including on multiple pathways to deploying public, private, and community finance to make that goal, including WASH in healthcare facilities, a reality.

The Salvation Army

Organization

Through Salvation Army World Service Office, The Salvation Army (TSA) in the US has supported various Salvation Army healthcare facilities, from small clinics to multi-specialty general hospitals, in several of the 131 countries where TSA is present. As a first step to improving WASH capacity in all HCFs, collaborating with our International HQ in London, SAWSO will survey TSA healthcare facilities worldwide to determine their WASH needs and begin seeking resources to meet them. We will also pursue funding to complete the major initiative to rebuild WASH infrastructure at a large facility in Zambia and its satellite clinics.

Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities

Organization

The Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities is an independent, family foundation, located in the United States, celebrating 75 years of charitable and philanthropic work both domestically and internationally, for a wide variety of causes and issues. Through its responsive grant program, the Foundation does not maintain any areas of interest or priorities; however, over the past 10 years, funding for WASH-related projects is approximately $3 million. Health facilities are one of the many types of organizations that the Foundation has funded in this area.

The Hunger Project

Organization

The Hunger Project commits to monitoring and collecting data from epicenters on functioning improved water source(s) at Epicenter sites and public latrine(s) at Epicenter sites. Collection of this data will inform program implementation needs in order to meet fulfillment of functioning improved water source(s) and public latrine(s). All Epicenter sites have a health clinic/care facility, which is shared in operations by the Ministry of Health per Memorandum of Understanding with The Hunger Project in each country. The Hunger Project also commits to quarterly advocacy at the UN to Member States and civil society organization for improved standards of WASH in HCF.

The Africa Christian Health Associations Platform

Organization

Africa Christian Health Associations Platform commits to leveraging its convening platform to provide Leadership for WASH coalition/alliance building, contributing to WASH policy dialogue and implementation at all levels, sharing documented WASH expertise, experiences and success stories for scale up, adopting a health systems strengthening approach in the uptake of WASH, instituting WASH mentorship and coaching program for ACHAP Members, promoting social accountability mechanisms to ensure community participation and ownership for WASH in healthcare settings, undertake research, analysis, advocacy and communications for WASH, build WASH culture and consciousness to ensure sustainability and resilience in the provision of health services and promote WASH as a tool for re-igniting Primary Health Care towards attaining Universal Health Coverage.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

Organization

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists commits to offering technical assistance and capacity development to increase access to water, sanitation, and hygiene in healthcare facilities in target countries. This includes strengthening the capacity of in-country OBGYN professional associations to advocate for WASH funding and guidelines, developing educational and training programs to support local OBGYNs, identifying leaders to participate in global forums, and fostering relationships with other professional organizations to develop and implement WASH in healthcare facilities guidelines.

Somaliland Medical Association

Organization

Rural health unit silang cavite

Organization

Pendo Masanja

Individual

FACILITY LEVEL

My work is to train novice health care providers (Student nurses) at the degree and diploma level in healthcare facilities and classrooms/lecture room. My commitment is to help conduct and supervise research.

Sinza Health Center

Organization

Kitenge Amusonge

Individual

Miriam Mongi

Individual

University of Dodoma Hospital

Organization

SELEBI-PHIKWE GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL

Organization

Maintain healthcare associated infection (overall HAI, CA-UTI, SSI:Surgical site infection, bloodstream related infection) rates below 5%, maintain hand hygiene training and compliance at above 80%, adherence to PPE policy at above 80%, hepatitis B uptake among health care workers (HCW) at above 80% and train 80% of HCWs on IPC policies and procedures.

Pierre Fourcassie

Individual

Terre des hommes

Organization

Terre des hommes, as part of the Swiss Water & Sanitation Consortium, will support to the WASH in Health Care Facilities community of practice under the Global Call to Action in India, Mali, Myanmar and Nepal. Through 2021, Tdh will continue supporting national health authorities and local municipalities to assess and improve WASH services in at least 30 HCF as part of our perinatal health projects. Tdh will also promote the JMP recommended Core Indicators for general service areas, test proposed delivery room indicators and launch the Facility Evaluation Tool (FACET) 2.0 in partnership with Eawag Sandec and CartONG with support from the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation.

Vihiga Health Department

Organization

Robert Osir

Individual

Flavious Bobuin Nkubli

Individual

As an individual I am making a commitment to improve WASH in health care both in terms of training in the academia and in practice in the hospital where I belong and by extension to rural and hard to reach communities among health care providers as part of my community development projects.

Rotary club of Fagge D9125

Organization

Will be committed to the success of WASH in health care facilities

WASH for life

Organization

WASH for life is a Global Consortium of Independent WASH Experts providing consultancy, advisory, interim management and surge capacity services in WASH, Health, DRR, and CCA, with a special interest and extensive experience in WASH in HCF.

Ebrima Barrow

Individual

I am committed to improve WaSH in health care setting through active engagement of health care providers

Jum’atil Fajar

Individual

We want to make sure that water supply is adequate in our facility even in dry season.

S3 Global

Organization

As a global organisation that works with many people we aim to be advocates for the key elements that will help achieve the resolution, for the years to come.

Population Services International (PSI)

Organization

Population Services International (PSI) is a global nonprofit organization focused on the encouragement of healthy behavior and affordability of health products. PSI’s WASH programs develop country-wide sanitation economies, improving access to and use of WASH products and services. PSI commits to continue to monitor and improve the condition of healthcare facilities, including WASH, by expanding the use of and aligning with newer global standards its Work Environment Assessment checklist which is used by PSI and government health counterparts during supportive supervision visits at healthcare facilities. PSI also commits to advise local private sector partners that health care facilities are potential consumers for improved sanitation products and services in current and future programming.

PharmAccess

Organization

SafeCare developed an interactive quality-management platform for healthcare providers. Features of the Platform include quality improvement challenges, sharing of best practice examples, chatbots, benchmarking, and real-time progress information. During the challenges, facilities can win ‘badges’ for WASH topics (e.g. a safe handwashing badge) which recognize achievements made and which can be shared through social media and displayed on the platform itself. SafeCare is the first in providing quality improvement using innovative gamification approaches. The platform will also be accessible by stakeholders. Donors can follow the progress of the facilities they support. Governments can access the data for informed decision making and resource allocation.

PATH

Organization

PATH will collaborate with Ministries of Health and healthcare facility stakeholders in Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, and additional countries (as funding allows) to improve the delivery of WASH services in HCF. They will continue to expand the evidence base regarding how improved WASH services can strengthen quality of care, reduce hospital acquired infections, and stem the spread of drug-resistant organisms and viruses. PATH will support ministries of health in implementing national antimicrobial resistance, IPC, and WASH in HCF plans, and support the introduction and scale of water treatment and disinfection technologies for healthcare facilities. Additionally, PATH will disseminate WASH in HCF lessons learned through digital and print media outlets whenever possible.

One Drop Foundation

Organization

One Drop is supporting WASH in healthcare facilities initiatives in Haiti, Burkina Faso, Mali, and Malawi, through co-financing with other donors and technical assistance. One Drop’s current financial contribution amounts to $8 Million USD across the 4 countries in a total of 50 HCF, with intentions to increase this commitment. Each of these projects are unique to the context and One Drop is documenting the learnings, working in collaboration with partners and agencies (such as the CDC), towards consolidating their expertise as contributing members of the Global Task Force led by the WHO.

Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, Inc.

Organization

Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, Inc. (NCMI) employs a holistic, integrated approach to community development that incorporate across a variety of sectors to create physical, social/emotional, and spiritual wholeness for individuals and communities. NCMI’s areas of expertise include WASH, healthcare, and HIV/AIDS, as well as economic development, food security, child and youth development, women’s and girls’ empowerment, refugee support, anti-human trafficking, and emergency relief. Joining the Global efforts NCMI commits to improve WASH services both in communities and healthcare facilities globally in advocacy as well as implementation of integrated WASH programs addressing the needs of healthcare facilities working together in partnership with stockholders. NCMI has committed $100,000 over the next five years to be leveraged as matching to secure more funding from donors and partners.

Millennium Water Alliance (MWA)

Organization

WASH improvements in healthcare facilities in three districts of the Amhara Region in Ethiopia where MWA leads a consortium with members. Continue to improve WASH in healthcare facilities in district-wide programming in northern Kenya. Encourage MWA members to incorporate WASH in healthcare facilities across all 90 countries where they operate, including coordinated country advocacy for HCFs and to share information with MWA members. Provide support to US and East Africa advocacy for increased funding and prioritization for WASH that incorporates working in healthcare facilities as a key part of systems approaches and coordination with governments.

Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe

Individual

As a national trainer in infection prevention and control, I have enough skills and experience to influence people through education. I participated in the WHO audit of IPC in Zimbabwe in 2019 and therefore feel that i can put those skills to use in any other types of audits, assessments, and analysis. The deterioration of WASH activities is a great concern of mine and in view of this, I commit to the above.

MBAMBO SAKHELENE

Individual

Mavuto Thomas

Individual

committed towards effective WASH in health care

Mpilo Central Hospital

Organization

Ministry of Health

Individual

The commitments I’m making stem from the fact that my Ministry of Health is committed to implementing and/or achieving them and is working assiduously to ensure that they are realized. Of course, we will need some assistance (technical and financial) in the achievement of these commitments.

Private HCF

Individual

Medecins Sans Frontier-Holland

Individual

Training of staff in Medecins Sans Frontieres health care facilities in Anka, Zamfara, Nigeria as well as Ministry of Health staff within same location in the following topics;
Waste management
Hand hygiene
Environmental cleaning and decontamination of medical instruments
Vector control
Adequate water (in terms of quality and quantity,
Laundry management, etc and monitoring of WASH improvement plans in these health care facilities through sanitary surveillance forms and WASH FIT tools.

Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe

Individual

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Kenneth

Individual

CYNTHIA CHASOKELA

Individual

Ministry of Public Health

Organization

As a public health expert my commitment is to train healthcare professionals on a set of core skills and competences to help in the advancement of innovative best practices in healthcare settings.
I will continuously use WASH FIT and other facility-based improvement tools as a guide for improving quality of care through water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities.

Ley Muyaya Muyaya

Individual

Private

Individual

Dr. Ngormbu Jusu Ballah

Individual

I have been a technical standpoint from Kenya Ministry of health in pushing for renewed focus to WASH in health facilities.

Henry M. Ogaro

Individual

As a member of infection Prevention committee of my hospital, i commit to advocate and champion IPC/WASH process and activities within my institution and beyond.

Minstry of Water Dev. Sanitation & Env. Protection

Organization

As MWDSEP we are committed to develop and implement national standards and policies in WASH in order to effectively deliver the WASH services to all the people.
We further commit as per our mandate to improve and maintain WASH infrastructure in Zambia in communities, public institutions and public places in order to improve WASH service delivery.

Ministry of Health and Social Protection

Organization

Ministry of Health Zambia

Individual

MOH

Individual

MOH

Individual

Rakaposhi consulting

Organization

I am antimicrobial resistance expert, with PhD from Singapore and work experience with MIT, USA and with Developed healthcare infrastructure of Singapore as well as with developing infrastructure of Pakistan and African countries.
We are group of scientists, engineers, specialist opening multinational initiatives to combat antimicrobial resistance, address challenges related to primary healthcare, WASH, GLASS, global national AMR plans.

Dr Jelita Chinyonga

Individual

Ministry of Health

Individual

My commitment is to continue to develop and implement national standards and policies to improve WASH in the primary health care facilities thus contributing to improve the health of the populations.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Organization

Management Sciences for Health pledges to increase awareness and visibility of the importance of water, sanitation and hygiene messaging in our global health advocacy efforts both domestically and globally. MSH will work with technical experts in country and in the home offices to ensure that WASH is accurately and adequately represented in discussions pertaining to global health security, including antimicrobial resistance. MSH will work with targeted countries to ensure that WASH is being incorporated into health facilities where applicable during the next year. Through the Global Health Security Agenda Consortium, the Emeritus Chair will ensure that these messages are also raised to the level of the Global Health Security Agenda Steering Group level through 2024.

Makerere University: School of Public Health, Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health

Organization

The Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere University has a mandate to train, conduct research and offer community service in Uganda. The Department will continue undertaking WASH in HCF research in partnership with government ministries, non-government organizations and international universities. The Department will apply lessons from previous WASH in HCF studies to provide technical support to government ministries and non-government organizations, especially in the areas of capacity building and best practices. Additionally, WASH in HCF will be incorporated in one of the international short courses that is conducted by the Department every year.

Loyola Foundation

Organization

The Loyola Foundation assists overseas Catholic mission activities. Their work has alerted its members to the importance of sanitation and clean water in healthcare facilities. It is imperative that life-saving work be performed in secure, modern, and sanitary facilities. They will evaluate future grant recipients to ensure that WASH in HCF is implemented in their proposals.

John Hopkins University: Water Institute

Organization

The Johns Hopkins, Water Institute commits to analyzing WASH in HCF data from the Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020 (PMA2020) Service Delivery Point (SDP) surveys. The HCFs included in the SDP surveys were selected based on their provision of family planning services and are especially relevant for maternal newborn health purposes. Surveys have been completed annually in Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, and Uganda. The JHU team will publish reproducible research on all relevant WASH indicators and feature the work on the JHU Water Institute website to increase awareness and data use.

IsraAID (US), Global Humanitarian Assistance

Organization

IsraAID commits to ensure safe water, functioning toilets, and soap are available whenever they engage in healthcare initiatives, mainstream WASH in healthcare facilities within their wider programming, and whenever possible share WASH expertise with healthcare providers within communities where they operate.

IRC

Organization

IRC will actively support advocacy and influencing for WASH in healthcare facilities at all levels and bring civil society voices from the health and WASH sectors to national, regional and global level platforms to ensure the challenges and solutions of WASH in healthcare facilities are reaching key target audiences. IRC will continue to support capacity development of civil society organizations at country level that can influence budgets and policies on WASH in healthcare facilities specifically targeting Ministries of Health. In Ghana, IRC will work with partners to ensure that WASH in healthcare facilities in Asutifi North District meet national and global standards for basic services by 2030.

IntraHealth

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IntraHealth International commits to elevating the voices and expertise of frontline health workers, especially from low- and middle-income countries, in policymaking discussions on WASH in health facilities. They will advocate for global health policymakers and influencers to recognize and act on the acute effect that lack of adequate WASH in health facilities has on the safety of health workers on the job and on their ability to carry out their lifesaving work. They will also continue to advocate for a prominent place for WASH in HCF on the agenda in health workforce and systems policy meetings.

International Confederation of Midwives (ICM)

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The International Confederation of Midwives commits to incorporate WASH advocacy into our communications and advocacy plans and activities. The ICM will aim to promote adequate availability and use of WASH in healthcare facilities worldwide through advocacy, outreach to our vast network of stakeholders, and (where funding is available) through training workshops designed to upskill and educate midwives on the importance of WASH in advancing quality midwifery care. ICM commits to recognize the role of WASH as fundamental to the delivery of quality care and to communicate this message as part of our mission to strengthen the midwifery profession globally.

International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials/ LIXIL Americas

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IAPMO and LIXIL Americas commits to work with other industry stakeholders in hosting a convening to develop a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by implementing organizations and an exploration of the role industry can play in accelerating the adoption of processes that benefit the construction, maintenance and implementation of WASH in these facilities. It will also serve to highlight the technical support, mentorship, product development and innovation and training initiatives that can result from partnerships between industry and the public sector. The collaborative also commits to carrying out a demonstration project facilitating the development of WASH
services in a healthcare facility.

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

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To comply with the UN Sustainable Development Goal, ̈Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all ̈, the IADB has adapted its organizational structure and internal procedures to improve the effectiveness of its health and infrastructure operations. A team of experts from the Infrastructure Sector has been formed to work effectively in a transversal and jointly manner within the Social Sector, focusing mostly with the Health Division. The team provides continuous support to IADB clients managing lending operations in the Social Sector with infrastructure components, including Water and Sanitation components in the health facilities.

InterAction

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InterAction will utilize their WASH Working Group to convene and coordinate around WASH in Healthcare Facilities as part of their broader effort to elevate and prioritize WASH policy objectives. They will increase information gathering on member programming and success stories to support the “investment case” for U.S. leadership on the issue. InterAction will also amplify efforts of their WASH Working Group and their over 180 members on WASH in Healthcare Facilities via their Public Policy Committee, other relevant working groups, and organizational partners.

Health Care Without Harm (HCWH)

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Health Care Without Harm HCWH will build capacity for the sound management of health care waste through the development of a sustainable healthcare waste management institute building on and leveraging existing partnerships with WHO and UNDP and the existing Global Green and Healthy Hospitals network representing over 36,000 hospitals and health care facilities in 60 countries. In addition, they will work with countries to conduct assessments and develop national guidelines, standards and procurement processes on healthcare waste management with UNDP, applying lessons learned.

Harvard Medical School: Program in Global Surgery and Social Change

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Harvard Medical School works closely with WHO in providing strategic and technical support to ministries of health in developing, financing, and implementing their national programs for strengthening of emergency and essential surgical care and anesthesia as a component of Universal Health Coverage. With over 44 countries (LMICs) in various stages of developing and implementing their national plans, Harvard Medical commits to advocating for WASH through the process. WASH is indispensable to safe surgical and obstetric care.

Global Water Challenge

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Global Water Challenge will collaborate with governments and other partners to enhance the sharing of machine-readable disaggregated data on WASH in healthcare facilities to increase precision and impact of WASH in HCF investments, The Water Point Data Exchange (WPDx), a program of Global Water Challenge, will collaborate with the private sector to use data and insights to help identify and prioritize healthcare facilities where WASH investments can have the greatest impact.

Global Health Council (GHC)

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Global Health Council commits to advocating with the U.S. government and global organizations for policy and programs that lead to improvements in WASH in health care facilities. They will convene and connect NGOs, private sector, and academia who work in global health and WASH to help coordinate efforts to address WASH in health care facilities. They commit to amplifying our WASH in healthcare facilities efforts, along with our members, through our robust global health network.

Global Handwashing Partnership (GHP)

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Global Handwashing Partnership commits to advocating for improvements in WASH, particularly hand hygiene, in healthcare settings. GHP will reach out to organizations to encourage action for hand hygiene; profile success stories; compile key evidence; and equip advocates with tools and data. GHP will also coordinate hand hygiene advocacy efforts to help members across sectors become hand hygiene advocates.

G4 Alliance

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