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Half of health care facilities globally lack basic hygiene services – WHO, UNICEF

29 August 2022
 

GENEVA/NEW YORK, 30 AUGUST 2022 – Half of health care facilities worldwide lack basic hygiene services with water and soap or alcohol-based hand rub where patients receive care and at toilets in these facilities, according to the latest Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report by WHO and UNICEF. Around 3.85 billion people use these facilities, putting them at greater risk of infection, including 688 million people who receive care at facilities with no hygiene services at all. Read More.....