Natural Ventilation for Infection Control in Health-Care Settings

We have placed a detailed document about Natural Ventilation presented by WHO (World Health Orgnization) Here is the executive Summery You can Download the complete Guide here

Infection prevention and control of epidemic- and pandemic-prone acute respiratory diseases in health care WHO interim guidelines ventilation was considered among the effective environmental measures to reduce the risk of spread of infections in health-care settings

The purpose of this latest guideline is twofold:

to describe the basic principles of how to design, construct, operate and maintain an

This guideline is primarily developed for engineers and architects who design or operate health-care facilities. The guideline is also useful for health-care workers, particularly infection-control professionals who work in health-care facilities. The guideline recognizes that the hospital designers, operators and health-care workers need to work together for effective infection control.

The guideline describes how an airborne precaution room and its adjacent areas can be designed to provide natural ventilation control of infections. However, this guideline does not include thorough descriptions for other infection-prevention and control measures.

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