The resources in the toolkit’s program guidance component provide VMMC implementing partners with guiding principles for the design, implementation, and monitoring of VMMC environmental health programs. Resources include:
- A program management guide on safer HCWM practices in VMMC programs
- Assessment tools
- Incident management tools
- Audit tools
- Disposal guidance for unusable medical products
- Disposal guidance for unusable pharmaceutical products
These standards aim to inform USAID implementing partners (IPs) on proper procedures to ensure that waste is handled and managed in such a way to minimize adverse effects on human health or the environment.