WASH In Primary Care Settings Critical, More Action Needed At All Levels, Global Water 2020 Principal Says
GBCHealth: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene — A fundamental necessity of primary health services
In this post for GBCHealth, Anthony Rock, principal at Global Water 2020, addresses inadequate WASH in primary health care facilities. Rock writes, “This challenge is solvable today, with the tools readily at our disposal. Leaders at national, regional, and local levels must therefore acknowledge both the moral and the economic imperative to make needed investments in adequate WASH in health facilities for healthy and vibrant societies. Those who are entrusted with delivering health care, as well as water and sanitation services, must, in turn, recognize the imperative to work together for progress. Progress requires training, monitoring, and evaluation to ensure sustainability…” (October 2019).