1. Every fourth health care facility lacks basic water services, say UNICEF and WHO  China.org.cn
  2. Lack of basic water facilities risks millions of lives globally: UN health agency  UN News
  3. Superbugs flourish as a quarter of health facilities lack basic water services worldwide  The Telegraph
  4. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Health Care Facilities: Global baseline report 2019  UNICEF
  5. Soap and superbugs: 2 bln people lack water at health facilities - U.N.  Thomson Reuters Foundation
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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Health Care Facilities: Global baseline report 2019 - UNICEF DATA

More than two billion people face grave health risks because basic water facilities are not available in one in four medical centres globally, the UN has said, in an appeal to countries to do more to prevent the transmission of treatable infections that can turn deadly if not washed or flushed, away. More than two billion people face grave health risks because basic water facilities are not available in one in four medical centres globally, the UN has said, in an appeal to countries to do more to prevent the transmission of treatable infections that can turn deadly if not washed or flushed, away. 

Lack of basic water facilities risks millions of lives globally: UN health agency | UN News

One in four healthcare facilities around the world lack even basic access to water services, exacerbating the spread of drug resistant superbugs, a major report has warned.One in four healthcare facilities around the world lack even basic access to water services, exacerbating the spread of drug resistant superbugs, a major report has warned.

Superbugs flourish as a quarter of health facilities lack basic water services worldwide

“Imagine giving birth or taking your sick child to a health centre with no safe water, toilets or handwashing facilities. Yet, a new report shows that 1 in 4 health care facilities lack basic water services. We’re calling for urgent action. #EveryChildALIVE https://t.co/nJ1FtVrf7U”

Charlotte Petri Gornitzka on Twitter: "Imagine giving birth or taking your sick child to a health centre with no safe water, toilets or handwashing facilities. Yet, a new report shows that 1 in 4 health care facilities lack basic water services. We’re calling for urgent action. #EveryChildALIVE https://t.co/nJ1FtVrf7U"

“This Community Health Worker Week, we’re celebrating the millions of health workers & volunteers who have helped us vaccinate over 700 million children since 2000. People like Afia, one of 70,000 committed polio workers in Afghanistan. #CHWWeek (Photo: @UNICEF)”

Seth Berkley on Twitter: "This Community Health Worker Week, we’re celebrating the millions of health workers & volunteers who have helped us vaccinate over 700 million children since 2000. People like Afia, one of 70,000 committed polio workers in Afghanistan. #CHWWeek (Photo: @UNICEF)… https://t.co/aHJW52pVBB"

“FFS. What is wrong with these NGOs. #FGM is a human rights abuse and the child whose picture you have put up has not consented. @ActionAid @SavetheChildren @UNICEF please take this down. Women and children who have been subjected to #FGM do not need these images.”

Nimco Ali 🔻 on Twitter: "FFS. What is wrong with these NGOs. #FGM is a human rights abuse and the child whose picture you have put up has not consented. @ActionAid @SavetheChildren @UNICEF please take this down. Women and children who have been subjected to #FGM do not need these images.… https://t.co/pV124sBoxh"

“This week HRH The Grand Duchess @CourGrandDucale has mobilized survivors of sexual violence and the international community to RISE UP and end rape as a weapon of war. @UNICEF stands with survivors and with all children in conflict. #StandSpeakRiseUp”

Henrietta H. Fore on Twitter: "This week HRH The Grand Duchess @CourGrandDucale has mobilized survivors of sexual violence and the international community to RISE UP and end rape as a weapon of war. @UNICEF stands with survivors and with all children in conflict. #StandSpeakRiseUp… https://t.co/hmeDvBxEHZ"

Lack of water in health centres puts many patients at risk of infection and could exacerbates the global rise of deadly superbugsLack of water in health centres puts many patients at risk of infection and could exacerbates the global rise of deadly superbugs

Soap and superbugs: 2 bln people lack water at health ...

The report highlights that each year 17 million women in the least developed countries give birth in centers with inadequate facilities for water, sanitation, and hygiene because of healthcare centers lack water facilities & sanitation facilities.The report highlights that each year 17 million women in the least developed countries give birth in centers with inadequate facilities for water, sanitation, and hygiene because of healthcare centers lack water facilities & sanitation facilities.

25% healthcare centres lack water facilities, 20% sanitation facilities: WHO

A quarter of the world's health facilities lack basic water services, impacting two billion people, the United Nations says.A quarter of the world's health facilities lack basic water services, impacting two billion people, the United Nations says.

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