Good Afternoon, 15th October is Global Handwashing Day (GHD). A global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diarrheal diseases and respiratory infections. As we prepare towards the commemoration of GHD good hand hygiene should be your top priority:
•Did you know that Ghana has recorded 18,902 cholera cases and 150 deaths in 9 regions as at 26th September 2014)? This is a wakeup call that washing the hands with soap should indeed be a daily practice;
The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) held its 2011 Annual Review Conference from 23rd to 27th April, 2012, at the Anita Hotel, Ejisu, Ashanti Region. The conference focused on a core function of the Agency which is ensuring that services are provided in a sustainable manner and there is a continuous mechanism to monitor services provided in the Rural Water and Sanitation Sub-sector.
To this end, the Agency has adopted the Service Delivery Approach. The theme for the conference was “TRACKING FUNCTIONALITY OF WASH FACILITIES: A KEY TO SUSTAINABLE SERVICES.”