In January 2017 it will be seven years since I joined the IRC team. Over the years, I have done nearly everything that a communication practitioner can do within an organisational setting – and I have many outputs to show for it.
I was just at the Professional Women in Advocacy Conference . As I looked around the room, I realized it was the first professional conference where I did not know anyone. It made me recognize the WASH sector is lagging behind.
It has been generally agreed that the mainstream media are the most effective channel through which to reach wide audiences with key messages. In Uganda, the Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Coalition has worked closely with print and electronic media to promote Menstrual Hygiene Management.
Behaviour change communication is essential in making water and sanitation campaigns successful. Bhutan has high coverage rates, basic sanitation coverage of 95 percent, improved sanitation coverage of 60 percent and 97 percent access to safe drinking water, but despite these good figures diarrhoea...