Many Health Facilities Lack Sufficient Water, Sanitation Services, Putting Health Workers, Patients At Higher Risk Of Disease, U.N. Report Warns

U.N. News: Water, hygiene woes at health facilities putting lives at risk: U.N. report
“Lack of basic water and sanitation services at health facilities has put around 1.8 billion health workers and patients at higher risk of COVID-19 infection and other diseases, the World Health Organization (WHO) and U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have said. In a new report, released on Monday, the two agencies also warned that an alarming number of health care facilities do not have access to effective hand hygiene and are unable to segregate waste safely…” (12/14).

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