Some of the cleanest and smartest toilets in the whole Bongo district are found at Foe Community Health and Planning Services (CHPS). This community health post serves more than 2,280 people in four communities across an area stretching up to the border with Burkina Faso.
IRC Ghana, at both the national and district level, is helping partners to raise awareness that strong water and sanitation systems and appropriate hygiene behaviours are critical in the fight against the pandemic.
Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso have put in place a number of measures around drinking water and sanitation in the fight against the coronavirus. But have the needs of the most vulnerable people really been taken into account? Are they able to cope during this pandemic?
Le Mali, le Niger et le Burkina Faso ont mis en œuvre une batterie de mesures sociales dans le secteur eau potable et assainissement dans le cadre de la lutte contre le coronavirus. Mais les besoins des populations, notamment celles dites vulnérables ont-elles été réellement prises en compte pour...
Who'd have guessed the biggest news item so far in 2020 would involve being told how to wash your hands? Yet it has been – at least for those of us who can, who have access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and can afford or find such luxuries as hand sanitiser or soap.