Environmental Health Management for VMMC Services – Site Guidance

In the site guidance component of the toolkit, the resources provide health service providers with specific guidance and tools to teach and reinforce environmental health management. Resources include:

  • A site management guide on environmental health management in VMMC programs
  • Training materials, including a staff pocket guide with a key ring
  • Posters
  • Assessment tools
  • Incident management tools
  • Monitoring tools
  • Disposal guidance for unusable medical products

Lead document: Environmental Health Management for VMMC Services - Site Management Guide

Assessment, incident management, and monitoring tools:

The practices described in this site management guide are based on World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines and further interpretation. The guide is intended for use in all types of health care facilities providing medical procedures, including voluntary medical male circumcision.

Environmental Health Management for VMMC Services

Environmental Health Management for VMMC Services - Site Management Guide

The practices described in this site management guide are based on World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines and further interpretation. The guide is intended for use in all types of health care facilities providing medical procedures, including voluntary medical male circumcision.

Waste Management Information, Education, and Communication Posters

Waste Management Information, Education, and Communication Posters

These posters inform health workers on the proper steps for handwashing, using alcohol hand rub, hand hygiene, personal protective equipment for waste handlers and incinerator operators, injection and sharps safety, waste segregation, making chlorine solution from liquid bleach and from powders, decontaminating or wrapping reusable metal instruments, and decontaminating single use instruments.