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Madagascar

Madagascar schools weigh in on the reopening amid hygiene fears

By Hoby Randrianimanana, WSSCC/SHF Correspondent in Madagascar Hand hygiene is essential for breaking the transmission of diseases from one person to another. Yet, in public places where good hand hygiene is essential, for example, in schools, handwashing…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
WSSCC
Posted:
16 Oct 2020

Uganda

‘Ghetto Youths’ innovates handwashing in Kampala slums

By Sheila Nduhukire, WSSCC/SHF correspondent in Uganda A flurry of responses to the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that good hand hygiene saves lives. But this simple act of washing hands remains out of reach for many communities…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
WSSCC
Posted:
12 Oct 2020

Madagascar

Sanitation and hygiene gaps grow in Madagascar; so do inequalities

By Hoby Randrianimanana, WSSCC Field Communication Correspondent in Madagascar Barely surviving with the little money she earns from selling recycled items, a 30-year-old single mother in Madagascar’s capital city of Antananarivo is prioritizing to put food on…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
WSSCC
Posted:
20 Sep 2020

Kenya

Keeping an informal settlement in Kenya safe from COVID-19

By: Kevin Mwanza On a hot and humid July afternoon, Jacob Omondi, a 67-year-old grandfather, sat in his one-roomed windowless mud-walled house in Kibera, an informal settlement on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya. Omondi suffers from a spinal…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
WSSCC
Posted:
01 Sep 2020