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IRC's CEO Dr Patrick Moriarty discusses what systems thinking for WASH service delivery is all about. 

TitleWhat is systems thinking?
Publication TypeAudiovisual
Year of Publication2022
AuthorsMoriarty, PB
Secondary TitleWASH Systems Academy podcast
Pagination06m 07s
Date Published10/2022
Place PublishedThe Hague, the Netherlands
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordssystems thinking

In this podcast (6 mins), Patrick Moriarty, CEO of IRC, discusses what system thinking for water, sanitation and hygiene service delivery is all about.

This podcast was recorded for the WASH Systems Academy course 'WASH systems strengthening: The Basics'. Find out 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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