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Guidelines for Implementation of Water Safety Plan

For Hospital and Clinic

Authors:
WHO/SEARO/Country Office for Bangladesh and Department of Public Health Engineering, Ministry of LGRD and Co-operatives, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

Publication details

Number of pages: 16
Publication date: August 2016
Languages: English
ISBN: 978-984-34-0832-7

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Foreword:

Patients go to hospital or clinic where they wait for treatment and often need to be admitted. Here lot of patients and other visiting people drink water directly from the water supply system of the hospital or clinic. However, the supply water at hospital or clinic is often not monitored for contamination and people become infected with new diseases by drinking this water. Hence, the authority of such healthcare facilities needs to check the water for contamination regularly. In addition to knowing the risks of contamination, they also should know how to control the risk to keep water safe.

This “Guidelines for Implementation of Water Safety Plan for Hospital and Clinics” will facilitate improving the knowledge and action of authority in this regard and will ensure quality service for the patient and safe water for all.