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Best practices for environmental cleaning in health care facilities in resource limited settings

These Best Practices for environmental cleaning in resource-limited settings are derived directly from best practices and cleaning standard documents from several high-resource settings. Using a consensus-driven process, a committee of experts in environmental cleaning in resource-limited settings helped ensure that the best practices most relevant and achievable for the target context are included herein. This document will be updated and improved as new evidence becomes available.

This document includes the best practices for:

  • developing and managing effective environmental cleaning programs, including standard program elements (e.g., monitoring and feedback)
  • selecting and managing environmental cleaning supplies and equipment
  • developing and implementing standard operating procedures for environmental cleaning in patient care areas based on risk-level
TitleBest practices for environmental cleaning in health care facilities in resource limited settings
Publication TypeManual
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsCDC, ICAN
EditionVersion 1
Pagination91 p. ;12 fig., 6 tab.
Date Published11/2019
PublisherCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN)
Place PublishedAtlanta, GA, USA and Capetown, South Africa
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

These Best Practices for environmental cleaning in resource-limited settings are derived directly from best practices and cleaning standard documents from several high-resource settings. Using a consensus-driven process, a committee of experts in environmental cleaning in resource-limited settings helped ensure that the best practices most relevant and achievable for the target context are included herein. This document will be updated and improved as new evidence becomes available.

This document includes the best practices for:

  • developing and managing effective environmental cleaning programs, including standard program elements (e.g., monitoring and feedback)
  • selecting and managing environmental cleaning supplies and equipment
  • developing and implementing standard operating procedures for environmental cleaning in patient care areas based on risk-level
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URLhttps://www.cdc.gov/hai/prevent/resource-limited/environmental-cleaning.html
Citation Key86741

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