WSSCC and its partner Essity are pleased to host a special side event at the 2018 World Health Assembly entitled Women on the Rise: Women’s Health and Hygiene in the SDG Era. The event takes place 24 May from 08.30-10.15 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland.
The event will examine how hygiene and health are enablers of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) yet are often forgotten in discussions at global fora. This session, which is open to the public, aims to deepen the dialogue on the intersectionality of SDG 3 (Health), SDG 5 (Gender Equality) and SDG 6 (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, with special attention to SDG 6.2).
Through its network of National Coordinators, WSSCC recently participated in the 2018 GLAAS Country Survey Workshop organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Water and Sanitation Center (IRC) in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 7-9 August. GLAAS – the Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water initiative of UN-Water implemented by WHO […]
On 14 August 2018, Mr. Tobias Omufwoko, CEO of WASH Alliance Kenya and WSSCC National Coordinator of Kenya, was appointed to serve as the Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Focal Person for Sanitation and Water for All (SWA). Moreover, Mr. Omufwoko was elected to sit as a Board Member representing the Kenya Water and Sanitation Civil […]
WSSCC is pleased to announce a call for nominations for South Asia, South Eastern/East Asia, and Eastern & Southern Africa on its Steering Committee.
Summary Messages Sunsari District’s open defecation free (ODF) declaration, the construction of 144,347 toilets and the promotion of hand-washing practices will not only greatly impact safety and dignity, but also have positive economic effects in the country. Nuwakot District, being one of the most affected areas during the 2015 earthquake, is the 58th district out […]