What does it take to successfully go beyond mapping WASH facilities to actually using data for national-level decision making and accountability? Why is it so hard?
|Title||Beyond mapping: the use of data from National WASH management information systems for national level informing decisions and accountability|
|Year of Publication||2022|
|Authors||Muthi, N, Bah, M, Naigaga, M|
|Corporate Authors||Ministry of Water and Environment (Uganda), Ministry of Water Resources (Sierra Leone)|
|Publisher||Government of Ghana, IRC, UNICEF|
What does it take to successfully go beyond mapping WASH facilities to actually using data for national-level decision making and accountability? Why is it so hard? The session 'Beyond mapping: the use of data from National WASH Management Information Systems for national level informing decisions and accountability' at the All Systems Go Africa symposium 19-21 October 2022 pondered these questions by unpacking the successes (and challenges) faced by existing WASH National Management Information Systems on the African continent.
The session was convened by BASEflow (Malawi) and chaired by Chair: Muthi Nhlema. Presenters and panelists included Martha Naigaga [Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda], Mohamed Bah [Ministry of Water Resources, Sierra Leone], Aziz Jabir Mutabuzi.
The session was organised under thematic area 3: improving evidence-informed decision making and accountability.