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WASH and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Measures in Households and Public spaces: Understanding measures in Households and Community settings at risk and where confirmed, suspected cases and contacts are confined or spend time
This guidance note explains how the WASH sector can implement infection prevention and control measures in households and community settings. It focuses on two main objectives:
1. Reducing the exposure to the disease in vulnerable community settings and public spaces.
2. Reducing the transmission of the disease in home and community settings hosting patients and contacts.