The construction of infrastructure is accompanied by capacity building activities as well as extensive awareness campaigns to foster improved WASH knowledge and practices in healthcare with a focus on infection prevention and control (IPC) among staff, patients, and other relevant stakeholders. 

  • Availability of appropriate IEC materials  

  • Availability of functional and clean hardware and consumables to allow “putting words into action” 

Nudges support the awareness creation process, for example through attractive and simple information material, beautified “comfort zones”, or simply strategic placing of handwashing facilities close to toilet cubicles.