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  • e-Learning Guidelines Publication Report Video

    2019 Waste Management Training Session 1: Review of Waste Management Practices At the Country Level

    In collaboration with the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) and the LabCoP community, the CDC International Laboratory Branch (ILB) presented the 1st of 6 ECHO sessions dedicated to waste management. In this session we reviewed waste management at the country level using the responses to the November 2018 LabCoP Waste Management Questionnaire. In addition, the World Health Organization (WHO) Publication: ‘Safe Management of Wastes from Health-Care Activities’ is introduced, including information about the types of hazardous waste generated, collected, transported and disposed of, treatment options available in-country, and disposal of liquid chemical waste at PEPFAR-supported facilities.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on May 8, 2019   Posted on May 8, 2019


  • e-Learning Guidelines Publication Report Video

    2019 Waste Management Training Session 2: The WHO Blue Book: Safe Management of Wastes from Health-Care Activities

    In collaboration with ASLM and the LabCoP community, the CDC International Laboratory Branch (ILB) presented an overview of the World Health Organization (WHO) Publication: ‘Safe Management of Wastes from Health-Care Activities’ during the 2nd of 6 ECHO sessions dedicated to waste management. This document, developed by WHO in 2017, highlights the key aspects of safe healthcare waste management in order to guide policymakers, practitioners and facility managers to improve such services in healthcare facilities. It is based on the comprehensive WHO handbook ‘Safe Management of Wastes from Health-Care Activities’ (WHO, 2014), and also takes into consideration relevant World Health Assembly resolutions, other United Nations documents, and emerging global and national developments on water, sanitation, hygiene, and infection prevention and control.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on May 8, 2019   Posted on May 8, 2019


  • Publication Report Guidelines

    Safe Management of Wastes from Health Care Activities: A Summary

    This document, developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2017, highlights the key aspects of safe healthcare waste management in order to guide policymakers, practitioners and facility managers to improve such services in healthcare facilities. It is based on the comprehensive WHO handbook ‘Safe Management of Wastes from Health-Care Activities’ (WHO, 2014), and also takes into consideration relevant World Health Assembly resolutions, other United Nations documents, and emerging global and national developments on water, sanitation, hygiene, and infection prevention and control.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on May 19, 2019   Posted on February 14, 2019


  • Publication Report Guidelines

    Waste Issue Resources for Low- and Middle-Income Countries

    The waste produced in the course of healthcare activities, from contaminated needles to radioactive isotopes, can cause infection and injury. Inadequate waste management is likely to have serious public health consequences and deleterious effects on the environment.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on May 19, 2019   Posted on February 14, 2019


  • Publication

    Viral Load and Early Infant Diagnosis ISME Community of Practice Reference Manual

    The VL/EID ISME Reference Manual published by PEPFAR and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a guide for Implementation Subject Matter Experts (ISMEs) who offer either in country or remote technical assistance in VL/EID scale-up.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on May 19, 2019   Posted on February 14, 2019


  • Publication

    UNICEF Shares a Mother’s Perspective on Point-of-Care

    In 2017, UNAIDS estimated 3,300 children under the age of 15 years died from AIDS-related causes in Cameroon. A key challenge is diagnosing and treating infants early in life. Now, a new point-of-care device, which provides results within minutes of testing, has overcome some major obstacles to treatment, giving hope to thousands of mothers and their families.

     

     Author(s) Upjeet Chandan and Karin Schermbrucker (UNICEF)   Originally published on December 1, 2018   Posted on December 18, 2018


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