Making Health Care Clean: Steve Sara, Save the Children, On How an Approach to Clean Clinics Can Be Cheap and Sustainable

This post is part of a series authored by the BASICS (Bold Action to Stop Infections in Clinical Settings) team. BASICS is a new initiative that will transform healthcare and reduce healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) by at least 50%. Tanzania is one of the four countries where BASICS’ rollout is planned

Implementing clean care and quality infection prevention and control in healthcare facilities in low-income countries can be simple, cheap and show quick progress. How can we save money for governments, the health systems and families but ensure a lower rate of infection, saved lives and saved time? WASH expert Steve Sara takes you through the power of the Clean Clinics approach.