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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

This course is designed to equip participants with the effective skills and abilities to manage water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services impact on the health, livelihoods and wellbeing of many families around the world. The course also ensures that participants will be able to employ sustainable water supply and sanitation for all – underscores the importance of improving WASH and the impact that will have on achieving a healthy and sustainable world. The course also provides participants with project management work in the WASH sector with the fundamental principles and approaches to better engage and support efforts to work towards achieving sustainable developmental goals. The concepts of project planning, designing and implementing activities to improve sustainable and equitable use of safely managed water and sanitation services, and to improve hygiene behaviours will be taught through case studies around Africa.

This course is designed to equip participants with the significance of clean safe water supply to drink and toilets with running water to reduce the threat of contracting water borne and communicable diseases such as diarrhea are a major contributor to an increase in the mortality rate in developing countries. The course also provide the participants with creating innovative interventions to increase access for WASH services. The course also provides an understanding of WASH in the context of wider public health challenges and demonstrates the practical interventions necessary to deliver on health care and beyond.

This course is designed to equip the participants with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively incorporate behaviour strategies into WASH program design and delivery. The course also foster an understanding of when behavioural change strategies should be integrated into WASH programs by providing the tools to guide the integration of behaviour change into WASH programs. The course also instill an integrated approach that uses evidence – based behaviour change interventions, as part of WASH programs, can lead to long – term benefits that are significant to achieve expected targets of water and sanitation standards.

This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge in rehabilitating and providing drinking water in the event of destruction, impairment, or contamination of the public water supply. The course will also expose the participants to skills and abilities to develop emergency drinking water plan by a local water utility, even though, during the actual emergency. By the end of the course the participants will be able to implement an emergency water supply plan successfully.

This course is designed to equip participants with health and hygiene promotion methods, approaches and tools to facilitate community mobilization. The course will also teaches the participants the health and hygiene promotion needs of men, women and children. The course will also assist participants to create public health awareness in emergencies to enable communities to take appropriate public health action through effective participation. It also aims at enabling people to take action to prevent or mitigate WASH related diseases, which includes facilitating community participation and accountability in emergencies.

This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills in the field of water and sanitation. On completion of the course, participants will have increased their understanding and skills related to the major elements of the WASH project cycle management and the basic knowledge about the best approach to practically implementing WASH activities. The course also assist participants to detect bottlenecks that may contribute to project failure.

This course is designed to equip participants with skills and knowledge in sanitation and hygiene (WASH) concepts, technical knowledge and practice in emergencies, including natural disasters and humanitarian emergencies. The course will also assist the participants to manage inter – sectoral collaboration with an emphasis on WASH, health and nutrition. It will also focuses on community and behavioral aspects with reference to recent previously occurred disasters.

This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge in design and implementation of high quality humanitarian WASH programmes. The Participants will learn about; rural emergency preparedness plan, urban emergency preparedness plan, hygiene promotion strategies, Monitoring, Project cycle management, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL), and water management committees. On completion of the course the participants will be able to design and deliver high quality water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programming in complex, large-scale humanitarian contexts.

This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge in successfully Monitoring and Evaluation of WASH programmes. The course will also display the modest Monitoring and Evaluation tools and techniques that plays a pivotal role in ensuring design, planning and implementation of WASH projects. Upon completion of this course participants will have the ability to effectively and efficiently manage robust Monitoring and Evaluation systems for WASH programmes. Monitoring and Evaluation frameworks, indicators as well as tools and techniques will demonstrated.

This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge in implementation of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) activities improve their skills to facilitate community engagement processes. The principal aim of this course is to enable participants to be involved in hygiene promotion to adapt innovative methods in learning, planning with groups and working with communities.

This course designed to equip participants with knowledge in WASH safety plan methodology, a risk – based approach to improving WASH services by facilities themselves. This course also aim at providing WASH safety plan for healthcare facilities. The course also improves the knowledge of understanding the drinking water quality, water treatment and sanitation, hygiene promotion in emergencies. It also helps the trainers to improve their knowledge and skills about E – WASH related disease in emergency and importance of Hygiene promotion in communal projects.

This course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills in The course is designed in such a way that each participant attains the knowledge and skills necessary for prompt action in recovery situations, especially in under – developed and developing countries. The course will educate participants to be able to access and prioritize water supply and sanitation in emergencies with foresight, and make appropriate decisions to prevent disease outbreaks. This course also provides an overview of managing WASH projects in emergencies, identifying key issues and technical skills required for WASH responses.

This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge in promoting health among communities in humanitarian crisis environments and also in improving the quality of life of populations in the targeted communities. WASH programmes continue to face the challenge of sustainability especially in developing countries. The course also educate participants with sustainability mechanisms focus on ensuring that the established WASH systems continue to function optimally over an extended period of time. Sustainability is multi-dimensional consisting of enabling factors, technical factors, community factors and environmental factors among others will be discussed in – depth.

This course is developed to develop skills in WASH infrastructure planning and development in developing countries, with a focus on appropriate and sustainable technologies for water and sanitation. The course also incorporates technical, socio – cultural, public health, and economic factors into the planning and design of water and sanitation systems. Participants will also be educated to plan simple, yet reliable, water supply and sanitation systems for developing countries that are compatible with local customs and available human and material resources.