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Infection prevention and control during the COVID-19 pandemic: challenges and opportunities for Kenyan public hospitals

Abstract:
Background: Infection prevention and control, and water sanitation and hygiene have an essential role in ensuring the quality of care and patient outcomes in hospitals. Using a modification of the World Health Organization’s water sanitation and hygiene facility improvement tool, we undertook assessments in 14 public hospitals in Kenya in 2018. The hospitals received written feedback on areas where they could make improvements. Following the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 ... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16222.1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
External
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6874-8929
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7427-0826
Publisher:
F1000Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Wellcome Open Research Journal website
Volume:
5
Article number:
211
Publication date:
2020-09-10
Acceptance date:
2020-11-05
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EISSN:
2398-502X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1133474
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pubs:1133474
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2021-07-13

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