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9 December 2015

This blog was written by Virginia Kamowa, Senior Programme Officer for Global Advocacy at WSSCC. For feedback and questions, please send an e-mail to virginia.kamowa@wsscc.org. “We need to influence government processes by working with various line ministries to ensure integration of WASH in all areas of development.” Hon. Jaqueline Amongin Member of Parliament (MP) and […]

9 December 2015

The Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) recently hosted two Advocacy, Communications and Learning workshops in Togo and Uganda, respectively, which convened the Council’s partners from eleven countries in Africa. The two workshops were designed to build capacity and facilitate learning between country teams and with WSSCC’s Geneva-based Secretariat, in order for all country […]

27 October 2015

Click here to read this article in English Patrick England, qui a récemment rejoint le secrétariat du Fonds Mondial pour l’Assainissement, s’est rendu en Ouganda afin de participer à une mission de partage des connaissances. Cette visite s’est révélée une occasion unique de découvrir au plus près l’assainissement total piloté par la communauté. Voici son […]

27 October 2015

Cliquez ici pour lire la version française Patrick England, who recently joined the Global Sanitation Fund secretariat, travelled to Uganda to participate in a learning exchange mission. The mission turned out to be a unique opportunity to experience the true spirit of community-led total sanitation (CLTS). Read about his experiences below. When I first entered […]

19 August 2015

The GSF-supported programme in Uganda is led by the government and is known locally as the Uganda Sanitation Fund (USF). The Environment Health Division in the Ministry of Health is the Executing Agency and the 30 District Local Governments are implementing activities on the ground, somein partnership with NGOs to complement activities. A sub-group of […]

25 June 2015

The GoU receives funding from UNOPS/WSSCC to support the Uganda Sanitation Fund (USF) Programme. The USF overall objective is to contribute to reduction of morbidity and mortality rates through improved sanitation and hygiene with a focus on building sustainable and improved sanitation and hygiene facilities, stopping open defecation and promoting handwashing with soap. The programme is implemented in 30 districts, largely located in the Teso, Lango and West Nile regions and is managed by the Ministry of Health.

22 May 2015

WSSCC was honoured this week by the visit to its offices of a delegation led by Hon. Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, Minister of Health, Republic of Uganda.

 

18 May 2015

In this month’s Our Planet magazine, Chris W. Williams, Executive Director of WSSCC, and Julian Kyomuhangi, Assistant Commissioner of Health Services – Environmental Health for the Republic of Uganda, write a challenging article about the silent health emergency caused by inadequate health and sanitation across the developing world.

 

15 May 2015

Covering 30 districts, the ‘Uganda Sanitation Fund’ (USF) enables communities to gain access to basic sanitation and adopt good hygiene practices.

10 August 2014

the 2014 National Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Conference is being organised from 14 to 15 August 2014 at Hotel Africana in Kampala.

1 June 2014

On 28 May 2014, Ugandans celebrated the launch of Menstrual Hygiene Day with a walk across the center of Kampala.

17 October 2013

The Uganda Sanitation Fund, which is led by the Ministry of Health and financially supported through the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) a programme of the Geneva-based Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), is set to expand its programme through increased financial commitments from the Council. The increase in funding amounts to USD 5 million (UGX 12 billion) over a period of 3 years.