hygiene

Welcome to the "updates" section where you can find the latest updates of the partnership. 

  • Global Handwashing Day: Making a case to leave no one behind

    in News Categories

      Global Handwashing Day: Making a case to leave no one behindInterview with Om Prasad Gautam, Senior WASH Manager for Hygiene, WaterAid The Sustainable Development Goal 6.2 uses handwashing with soap as an indicator for national and global monitoring. This clearly highlights the importance of hygiene and its close links…

  • Manual on personal and public hygiene promotion to be implemented in early primary schools in Palestine

    in Sector News

    A Manual on Personal and Public Hygiene Promotion in Early Primary School was prepared in 2015 by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the State of Palestine, UNICEF and Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) and funded by the Government of Australia. This manual aims to provide primary school teachers…

  • Steering Committee Decisions

    in Event Updates

    The Steering Committee of SWA met in person in Lisbon on 27-28 June 2016. [wpdm_hotlink id=898 link_label="Access the Steering Committee Decisions"]

  • SWA at Africa Water Week

    in Event Updates

    The 6th Africa Water Week (AWW-6) was convened from 18-22 July 2016 under the auspices of the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) in conjunction with the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union Commission. The conference was hosted by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania…

  • Let’s discuss Menstrual Hygiene Management

    in Event Updates

    On 28 May the world celebrates Menstrual Hygiene Day. It’s an opportunity to talk about the importance for women and girls to hygienically manage their menstruation – in privacy, safety and with dignity – wherever they are. Globally, approximately 52% of the female population (26% of the total population) is…

  • SWA welcomes Brazil, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Maldives, and Morocco

    in SWA Updates

    SWA is thrilled to count four new countries as partners. We look forward to working with them in the future and to support their relationship with the Secretariat, other partners and external stakeholders.  WASH in Brazil According to the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program, 34% of their population gained access to…

  • SWA at the WASH Futures 2016 Conference

    in Event Updates

    Practitioners and professionals from around the world convened in Brisbane, Australia for the WASH Futures 2016 Conference hosted by the International WaterCentre in partnership with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Australian WASH Reference Group. Themed “WASH Futures: Pathways to universal and sustained water, sanitation and…

  • Summary Report of Ministerial Meeting Released

    in Event Updates

    Dear SWA friends, It gives me great pleasure to present you the Summary Report of last month’s 2016 SWA Meeting of Ministers of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene held in Addis Ababa. It was prepared by our team of Rapporteurs and it collects the key points of the discussions in plenary and in…

  • Journalists visit WASH projects ahead of Ministerial Meeting

    in News Categories

    On the occasion of the SWA Ministerial Meeting, the Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity organized a field visit for local press and international correspondents to different water, sanitation and hygiene projects. The visit was held in the town of Wukro, in the northern Tigrey Region, and had a…

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