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New report: Improving nutrition outcomes with better water, sanitation and hygiene

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On 17 October 2015, on the occasion of World Toilet Day, the World Health Organisation (WHO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new report entitled, Improving Nutrition Outcomes With Better Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: Practical Solutions...

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WASH Nutrition Forum features mirror sessions to inspire further collaboration between the two sectors

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

From 11 to 12 November 2015, the German WASH-Network, an alliance of 19 German non-governmental organisations, held an international conference on the nexus between water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and nutrition security in the city of Bonn, Germany. Participants discussed strategies for integrating WASH and nutrition programming in development...

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Zambia announces a provision for 500 more toilets in public places on World Toilet Day

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 19 November 2015, in commemoration of World Toilet Day, the Lusaka government announced the provision for the construction of at least 500 toilets in the 2016 national budget to improve sanitary conditions. This was announced by Stephen Kampyongo, Minister of Local Government and Housing...

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Namibia develops videos with UNICEF to communicate the link between WASH and nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

At the end of 2013, two sets of media products were developed by the Directorate of Water Supply and Sanitation Coordination (DWSSC) from the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) in partnership with UNICEF Namibia. The project was funded by the European Union through a grant...

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