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Senior Strategy and Health Financing Advisor Tesfaye Mesele talks about the role of public finance in reaching SDG 6.

TitlePublic finance for SDG 6
Publication TypeAudiovisual
Year of Publication2023
AuthorsMesele, T
Secondary TitleWASH Systems Academy podcast
Pagination06m 25s
Date Published05/2023
Place PublishedThe Hague, the Netherlands
Publication LanguageEnglish

In this podcast (5 mins) we hear from Tesfaye Mesele about why an increase in public finance is so important to reaching SDG 6.Tesfaye Mesele is a senior strategy and health financing advisor. He has over 15 years' experience on healthcare financing interventions, for example with supporting MSI research programmes in Africa and Asia and working with the World Bank Ethiopia in supporting Ministry of Health of Ethiopia.

He talks about:

  • What is public finance?
  • What is the role of public finance in reaching SDG 6?

This podcast was recorded for the WASH Systems Academy course 'Finance for resilient WASH systems'. Find our more on

This Podcast is jointly produced under the Partnership for WASH Systems in Africa [PWSA] for the four online courses.

  • Introducing water, sanitation, and hygiene system strengthening
  • Introducing finance for sustainable WASH systems
  • Advanced course: Creating sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene systems
  • Advanced course: Finance for sustainable water and sanitation systems.

Register to follow a course in English or French on UNICEF's Agora platform or on the WASH Systems Academy.

These courses have been created by PWSA, a partnership of UNICEF, IRC, Water For People, and SIWI, with funding from the Directorate-General for International Cooperation (DGIS) of the Dutch government.




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