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Everyone experiencing health care – patients, their families, staff and others – deserve to be cared for and work in a clean, safe environment. The 2019 World Health Assembly Resolution on WASH in health care facilities urges countries to address the issue.

WHO and UNICEF are seeking commitments from Governments, partners, organizations and individuals in line with the Resolution. Please make, and share, your commitment below.  To view all commitments that have been made already, click here

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Now is the time for you to make the step change required for clean, safe health care environments. A renewed focus on both quality and primary health care, and the importance of addressing antimicrobial resistance, all offer new opportunities towards tackling an old but preventable issue - effective WASH in health care.

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Number of Commitments: 181

Christiana Ezoke


Temple Oraeki


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

Ashish Bhaltilak


Durga Mata Mandir, Kranti Nagar

Advocacy, leadership and health sector engagement
Conduct situational analyses and assessment
Develop and implement national standards 
and policies
Empower and train staff
Financial contribution
Improve and maintain infrastructure
Monitor & review data (track WASH through health systems monitoring)
Intersectoral taskforce to drive change
Engage the community
Track WASH indicators through health monitoring