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22 March- World Water Day 2014: fewer cases of diarrhea for this family with three generations all with latrines in Mbacké, Senegal

Diabou and her 10-year-old child used to have diarrhea, but after a triggering session, when the health team explained to everyone in the village about the campaign to end open-defecation, she spoke to her husband about getting a toilet of their own. They dug a pit and lined it with tires, Diabou cleans it daily and shows it off with pride.  

21 March 2014

WSP Research Brief - Investing in the Next Generation: Growing Tall and Smart with Toilets

Open defecation in Cambodia is among the highest in the world (65%) and stunting of under-five year old children remains high at 40%. A new research brief from the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), "Investing in the Next Generation: Growing Tall and Smart with Toilets", examines how the level of open defecation in a community is associated with shorter children in Cambodia.

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Last updated: Tue, 12/17/2013 - 12:32

Toilet Talk - GSF India Spurring Action & Dialogue for Health & Hygiene

The Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) in India has been raising awareness on the importance of sanitary hygiene practices and use of latrines in rural areas of Jharkhand, Bihar and Assam. NRMC India, Executing Agency of GSF in India, recognises the importance of public dialogue on this matter. This issue shares some of NRMC's work with the media and updates on programme activities. Articles by Indira Khurana and Swati Sahi in mainstream media are reproduced for wider sharing. The centerpiece of this newsletter is Anand Shekhar, Team Leader GSF India, in conversation with OneWorld South Asia on challenges of bringing people sustainable santitaton.

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Last updated: Tue, 12/17/2013 - 12:36

Lessons and drivers behind the positive GSF-funded sanitation and hygiene changes in rural Cambodia

SNV, a sub-grantee of the Global Sanitation Fund in Camodia, is working in close cooperation with the government partners, community groups and other stakeholders in the five provinces of Kampong Cham, Takeo, Svay Rieng, Kampong Speu and Kandal to improve the health and quality of life for the rural households through enhanced access to improved sanitation and hygiene practices.

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22 September 2013
Last updated: Sun, 09/22/2013 - 14:01

New fact sheet from GSF sub-grantee SNV on drivers of sanitation and hygiene change in rural Cambodia

SNV, a sub-grantee of the Global Sanitation Fund in Cambodia, is working in close cooperation with the government partners, community groups and other stakeholders in the five provinces of Kampong Cham, Takeo, Svay Rieng, Kampong Speu and Kandal to improve the health and quality of life for the rural households through enhanced access to improved sanitation and hygiene practices.

 

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22 September 2013

Live from Madagascar

The GSF programme in Madagascar is known locally as Fonds d’Appui pour l’Assainissement and managed by Medical Care Development International (MCDI). …

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Author: Katherine Anderson, WSSCC
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22 September 2013
Last updated: Sun, 09/22/2013 - 15:03

Documenting GSF success in Madagascar

WSSCC's Katherine Anderson is in Madagascar to work with colleagues at the GSF programme in the country, known locally as Fonds d’Appui pour l’Assainissement and managed by Medical Care Development International (MCDI).

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22 September 2013

Joining hands - report of the media partnership initiative of GSF in India

The GSF progamme in India is working over five years in select districts in the States of Assam, Bihar and Jharkhand. The GSF programme strategy is to support and strengthen the national sanitation programme – the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA) – and its goal of achieving Open Defecation Free (ODF) status for all Gram Panchayats by 2022.

 

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22 September 2013

In advance of AfricaSan4, West Africa assesses its progress

The second sub regional preparatory meeting for West Africa for the fourth AfricaSan conference started in the morning of 11 September and continues for two days. It follows the sub regional meeting for central Africa. This meeting will enable representatives of the governments and civil society of each country to assess the progress of the eThekwini commitments and the 2012 High Level Forum. 

WSSCC Rapport Annuel 2012

Le rapport annuel du WSSCC est un compte rendu de nos activités et engagements au cours de l'année 2012. Les activités font partie du mandat de l'organisation afin d'améliorer l'accès pour les 2,5 milliards de personnes sans assainissement et les 780 millions de personnes privées d'eau potable. L'année derniere a été marquée par des améliorations dans la prestation du Fonds mondial pour l'assainissement et la nomination de Chris Williams en tant que Directeur exécutif du WSSCC en Octobre 2012.

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Last updated: Thu, 10/03/2013 - 12:24