Practical steps to achieve universal access to water, sanitation, and hygiene in health care facilities. Ms. Margaret Montgomery, WHO and Mr. Alban Nouvellon, UNICEF

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PAHO LEADERS SYMPOSIUM

The challenge: WASH in health care facilities, globally

• 1 in 4 lack basic water
• 1 in 10 have no sanitation
• 1 in 3 lack hand hygiene at point of care
• 1 in 3 lack systems to segregate waste
• Services drop by 50% in least developed countries