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27 December 2019

‘Clean Nigeria: Use the toilet’ campaign scores an achievement in Gwer East By Machrine Birungi and United Purpose GENEVA, Benue State – On 19 December, 2019, the people of Gwer East Local Government Area (LGA) in Benue state of Nigeria celebrated a spectacular achievement. The area was declared open defecation free (ODF), implying that the […]

20 December 2019

A leadership committee will be formed in each of the 22 regions across Madagascar By Hoby Randrianimanana IHOSY, Madagascar – 11.3 million people still defecate in the open, and merely 10 percent of the population benefits from basic sanitation services in Madagascar. The government is now stepping up to change this with a robust collaborative […]

4 June 2019

By Hiro Saito ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar – Sanitation professionals at the WSSCC-supported executing agency in Madagascar are awarded the medals of honor on 24 May in recognition of their ongoing effort to fight against open defecation for the past nine years.   Presiding over the award ceremony at the Hotel Astauria Antanimena, Ms. Madeleine Ramaholimiaso, Grand […]

17 August 2018

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 – celebrates […]

1 July 2018

Did you know …? Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) challenges facing women and girls in Nepal have gained political attention: a policy on civil code of conduct against menstruation taboos and on dignified menstruation together with an MHM Master Plan (2018-2020) are in the process of formulation Four Ministers and speaker of the lower Parliament have […]

27 June 2018

This week, WSSCC is participating at the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Steering Committee meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco. A main purpose of the meeting is to assess the global partnership’s work over the past six months and discuss how it can further strengthen its work at country, regional and global levels. The Committee is discussing […]

16 November 2017

WSSCC will facilitate a regional Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Training of Trainers (ToT) in Sri Lanka

6 November 2017

His comments came during a visit to Svay Teab District to highlight achievements under the CRSHIP programme, funded by WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund

28 September 2017

The training features the three key elements of MHM which are: Breaking the Silence, Managing Menstruation Hygienically, and Safe Reuse and Disposal

8 June 2017

Find out how Josephat Geteya Onchari was triggered to become a key WASH champion for Kenya

6 June 2017

Meet some local government champions in Uganda who are critical to the GSF-supported programme’s success

20 April 2017

The following guidelines on Gender Issues in Sanitation have been issued by the Government of India.