WASH & CLEAN: A Situational Analysis on Hygiene on Maternity Wards in India and Bangladesh

This briefing note summarises the research findings of a SHARE and WSSCC-funded study in India and Bangladesh seeking to develop and pilot a suite of tools for capturing objectively levels of cleanliness and the determinants, processes and outcomes of cleaning on the labour ward. It was presented at the UNC 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy and the Sanitation and Women in India: Research Findings conference held in Delhi, India 7-8 November 2014.

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