We all know that washing our hands at important times, like after using a toilet and before preparing food, is key to preventing many diseases such as cholera and diarrhea. It is also key to fighting the latest virus we all face, coronavirus. It is called COVID19 where ‘CO’ stands for corona, ‘VI’ for virus, and ‘D’ for disease.
It is crucial now more than ever, to be properly prepared and to protect yourself, your family and your community.
Following information from a reliable source, such as the World Health Organization (WHO) can help keep everyone safe.
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By Raza Naqvi Panthdeep Singh helped protect his Punjab village from disease by leading its effort to become open defecation free (ODF). Now he is putting many of the same sanitation and hygiene strategies to work in the fight against COVID-19. Mr Singh, the Sarpanch (head) of the village of Chhina in India’s district of […]
Par Alain Tossounon En réponse au Covid-19, DEDRAS, l’ONG chargée de la mise en œuvre du Programme d’amélioration de l’accès à l’assainissement et des pratiques d’hygiène en milieu rural, (ou PAPHyR), programme financé par le Fonds mondial pour l’assainissement du WSSCC, a engagé plusieurs actions dans sa zone d’intervention. Le Bénin a rejoint, depuis une […]
Civil society strengthening, accountability and voice on sanitation and hygiene The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is very excited to announce the launch of a new pilot small grant for Civil Society Strengthening, Accountability and Voice. Based on the principle that civil society has a crucial role to play in holding governments accountable […]
From teaching community members how to protect themselves from COVID-19 to setting up handwashing stations, WSSCC partners across Africa have been intensifying their effort to fight against the coronavirus, showcasing the power of prevention through sanitation and hygiene. Some of their contributions have been captured in pictures. Kenya: Campaign partners train residents of Nkoilale, Narok […]