WASH (Water and Sanitation) programs

WASH (Water and Sanitation) program

WASH (Water and Sanitation) program

Cholera Treatment Centers are examples of what successful WASH (Water and Sanitation) programs are capable of. Varying concentrations of dilute bleach solution are used for handwashing, floor-mopping, and shoe-cleaning. Despite caring for patients with cholera, if proper protocol is followed, the infection rate of health care workers treating cholera patients in this highly-infectious environment is zero.

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