Water, sanitation and hygiene: Essential conditions for the safety and quality of care in the provision of health services - Amalia del Riego

SIMPOSIO REGIONAL Agua, saneamiento e higiene en establecimientos de salud “Una acción urgente”

A new paradigm that requires three approaches:

1. a health systems and intersectoral approach;
2. actions tailored to each country’s context, with the guiding principles of the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health for every person, equity, solidarity, ethical decision making, participation, and the empowerment of people, families, and communities;
3. and decision making informed by best practices and evidence.

 

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