Effective information exchange and two-way communication at all levels is essential for sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene.
Submit your cutting edge cases of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) communications in cities, peri-urban areas and informal settlements for potential presentation on our blog and at a side-event entitled “Striking WASH Communication: Urban Water in Depth”, 23 August 2011 at the World Water Week in Stockholm. Contribute your case by 15 July 2011.
TRENDY^(and anonymous) + HOT^(Post-2015/JMP monitoring) + COOL^(People at a conference) = ?
The presentation is partly meant to be entertaining but also suggests that there are new trends taking place in the sector and eventually monitoring may look quite different.
IRC and partners’ work featured in three of the World Water Week Daily news that were published every morning at the 2010 Stockholm World Water Week.
We scored a good turnout, discussion and good feedback in and on our side event "Striking WASH Communication" with six selected entertaining speed presentations
S.Vishwanath (aka Zenrainman) is providing “live” coverage from the South Asia Hygiene practitioners’ workshop in Bangladesh through a blog, on twitter and on You Tube.
Structural constraints can limit hygiene practices in the very disadvantaged sections of a population, thus jeopardizing the potential success of hygiene promotion campaigns in those most at risk of disease.
Harriette Naa Lamiley Bentil is a senior environmental reporter with the Daily Graphic newspaper in Accra and a member of the Ghana Watsan Journalist Network (GWJN). She was sponsored by IRC to attend the World Water Week in Stockholm.
Solar powered computers, digital cameras and projectors are being used in 20 remote villages in Burkina Faso to raise awareness over hygiene and help people adopt good practices. The NGO which has introduced the multi-media hygiene programmes believes that their high tech approach is having a higher impact on hygiene awareness, compared to using of pictures on cards.
IRC has completed various outputs on regional communication and media work to generate public awareness for the Water for Asian Cities Programme (WAC), which is being implemented by UN-HABITAT since 2003 with local partners in India, the People’s Republic of China, Nepal, Lao PDR and Vietnam.
Can local journalists help improve accountability and transparency in development aid? This pilot project proposal uses journalism as a tool for independent reporting on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in Ghana. Read the proposal that was selected as a finalist in the 2009 "The Power of Us: Re-Imagine Media" competition.