The West African Regional Sanitation and Hygiene Symposium was organized by IRC and RCN Ghana, with support from WAWI, UNICEF, WaterAid and WSSCC from 2 to 6 November 2009.
Jon Lane spoke about the politics of water and sanitation in developing countries over the past 30 years, referencing various shifts in approach and the International Year of Sanitation.
This paper examines
the use of soil, mud, and ash for hand washing and the possibility of
infectious diseases arising from contaminated soil, mud, and ash.
The National Task
Group of Sanitation (NTGS) organized Global Handwashing Day celebrations.
Activities included a media forum, a public lecture on the importance and
significance of Global Handwashing Day, and a hand washing demonstration.
The study shows that adolescent girls face restrictions during menstruation due to widely held beliefs and due to physical conditions.
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This study aimed to
understand the planned, motivated, and habitual factors involved in hand
washing with soap (HWWS).
Installing latrines and a clean water supply could save billions of pesos in the Philippines.
helped the Adounko village community establish a women's association that helps
clean up the village and ensure waste is not dumped in the wetlands.
What are the special considerations for shaping
a WASH (water supply, sanitation and hygiene) programme in areas affected by