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21 August 2015

We are excited to present the launch of a new WSSCC website which has gone live today! As you’ll note, the site’s homepage features bright colours and a clean design, and it includes our newly designed logo! Our goal with this new website is to make it faster, easier to navigate and more user friendly. […]

21 August 2015

A CLTS triggering helped Madame Metty understand that the health hazards for her and her customers could only be reduced if she owned a toilet.

20 August 2015

Preamble We, the Ministers and Heads of Delegations responsible for sanitation and hygiene in Africa, together with senior civil servants, academics, civil society, development partners and the private sector at the 4thAfrican Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene (AfricaSan), convened by the Government of Senegal with support from the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) in […]

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 […]

19 August 2015

WSSCC’s National Coordinator for Cambodia, Dr Chea Samnang discusses the importance of nutrition for his country’s development Thirty two percent of children in Cambodia are affected by stunting, according to the 2014 Cambodian Democratic Health Survey, (down 39 percent compared to the 2010 survey). How can Cambodia further reduce the rate of stunting among its […]

7 August 2015

The GSF-supported programme is known as the Ethiopia Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (E-SHIP). The programme is managed by Ethiopia’s Federal Ministry of Health, as the Executing Agency, and has recorded strong results since the start of the programme. By June 2014, the programme had recorded a cumulative total of over 1.6 million people living […]

7 August 2015

How can private sector companies help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations? The young woman is crying. She is scared. “Is it supposed to be like this?” she wonders. “Am I going to die?” She stays home from school the next day, and the day after that. She misses a week […]

7 August 2015

Through successful WASH intervention, communities access a new service that improves their quality of life, and also learn about equity and inclusion. The abysmal state of access to safe water and sanitation facilities in the developing world is currently a major cause for alarm; 580,000 children die every year from preventable diarrheal diseases. This is […]

6 August 2015

Malawi’s Nkhotakota District Council has made a declaration to work towards declaring the district open-defecation free by mid-2017.

5 August 2015

Celebrating World Water Day, The Lancet Editors, including WSSCC Programme Manager Archana Patkar, highlighted the gains made towards Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 7c, “to halve, by 2015, the proportion of the population without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation”, and noted UN-Water’s call for sustainable water management in view of future increases […]

15 July 2015

Le Fonds Mondial pour l’Assainissement (GSF) investit dans les activités de changement de comportement qui permettent à un grand nombre de personnes dans les pays en développement d’améliorer leurs systèmes d’assainissement et d’adopter de bonnes pratiques d’hygiène. Établi en 2008 par le Conseil de Concertation pour l’Approvisionnement en Eau et l’Assainissement (WSSCC) hébergé par le […]

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