Sanitation and Hygiene
Safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) are the essential components to lead a healthy life. Correct, consistent, and continuous practices of WASH behavior, particularly hand hygiene can help prevent infections and spread of diseases.
Managing menstruation, with dignity
More than 300 million girls and women between the ages of 15 and 49 are menstruating everyday. Managing menstruation hygienically and with dignity is crucial for health and well being of women.
The National WASH Conclave 2022 with the theme – “WASH Forward: Advancing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Panchayats” is aimed at bringing Government and all sector players on a platform to deliberate, reflect, share and learn from experiences on effective delivery of WASH services by Panchayats including ways to improve resilience to future
A UN report predicts that 50 percent of India’s population will be living in urban areas by 2030.
The simple act of cleaning hands can save lives and reduce illness by helping prevent the spread of infectious diseases. The benefits of hand hygiene in preventing the transmission of infectious diseases have been known since 1850.
Our governing ministries in the Centre and in States plan several programs every year for the overall betterment of lives and livelihoods of the masses, and many of them require people to under
While it is known that women and girls experience considerable challenges than men and boys in accessing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) resources, there is minimal discussion on bathing spaces for women while the focus continues to be on toilet construction.
Skilling and engaging first mile actors to enable local water management: Context, opportunities, and engagement possibilitiesPosted on 17 Apr, 2021 11:46 AM
Every year, programs of central and state governments and donor-supported programs train thousands of people who work to implement programs on water and sanitation in their villages.
There is good evidence that frontline workers have proved to be gamechanger in the delivery of services like health and integrated child development services (ICDS).