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Published on: 07/02/2017

On 15 December 2016, the GSF/USF team visited Lira district in Uganda. The team included Rhiannon James and Matilda Jerneck, officials from the GSF in Geneva; Dr. Jane Ruth Achieng, the Minister of Health; Ministry of Health officials including Julian Kyomuhangi the Assistant Commissioner in charge of the Environmental Health Division; and David Mukama the GSF/USF Programme Manager. The team was joined by Dr. Chris Williams, the Executive Director of Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), the WSSCC National Coordinator in Uganda, representatives from CSOs including the Executive Directors of UWASNET, Water Aid Uganda and Water for People as well as a representative from AMREF Health Uganda. Below is a pictorial of the team in Aton Village, Orit Parish, Agweng Sub county in Lira district.

The GSF delegation inspects a tippy tap at one of the homes in Aton ODF Village


Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Acheng addresses residents of Aton Village

Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Acheng signs the visitors' book at Aton ODF Village

AC EHD Julian Kyomuhangi joins residents of Aton ODF village to welcome the GSF delegation with a traditional dance


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