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USAID WASH UPDATES

USAID Sustainable WASH Systems newsletter on Preventive Maintenance, February 2020. This edition of the Sustainable WASH Systems newsletter focuses on experiences with developing and scaling effective and innovative approaches to maintenance of rural water service delivery. SWS is working with a number of in-country partners to assess promising maintenance models, capture information about their performance, and critically analyze the systems that underpin these models. 

USAID Participation at the 20th AfWA Conference – Kampala, Uganda, February 2020 – The overall theme of AfWA 2020 is “Breaking new grounds to accelerate access to water and sanitation for all in Africa.”

USAID/Uganda Sanitation for Health Activity (USHA) Factsheet – The Uganda Sanitation for Health Activity (USHA) is a five-year project (2018 – 2023) financed by USAID. The project aims to increase the number of people with access to improved and sustainable WASH services, ultimately leading to improved health at household, community, and district levels in three geographic clusters: Central East, Central West and Northern Uganda.

REPORTS/BLOGS

Getting WASH into Health Care Facilities: An Urgent Global Health Need. Think Global Health, February 2020. Will the UN’s prioritization of clean water, sanitation and hand washing in health care facilities finally breed action?

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