Kenya aims to achieve 100 per cent access to basic safe water supply and 100 per cent access to basic sanitation
by the year 2030.
If we are to create a healthier, more equitable and stable society, then strengthening the systems to reach those currently living without safe and affordable water, sanitation
and hygiene services must be a top priority, says Mr Gilbert F Houngbo, Chair of UN-Water and President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
To ensure the successful implementation, the KMA entered into partnership with a number of private sector actors and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) into sanitation
management, including Water and Sanitation
for the Urban Poor (WSUP), the Clean Team, Vacuum Tanker Operators Association, Snapi Abba Savings and Loans, and the Regional Water and Environmental Sanitation
Center of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
South Sudan reportedly plans to start implementing the project to improve water supply and sanitation
before the end of this year.
It was decided to devise a uniform system that is compatible with modern needs for PMER at all sanitation
companies in KP to properly utilize manpower and financial resources.
He directed zonal managers of zones to ensure screening of vaccination of each and every sanitation
staffer in their zones.
Executive engineer of the public health department in Sherpur M Jamal Hossain said sanitation
coverage has been completed in 92 percent area under pourasabhas while it is 87.5 percent at rural level.
He said that the sanitation
vanguards were engaged primarily to carry out a house-to-house sanitary inspection to ensure that houses or compounds were made clean and sanitation
Ideally, a formula should be devised and used for the distribution of water and sanitation
funds at district and divisional levels and planning should be done for at least a three-year period, with rolling investment plans.
is a fundamental foundation of human health and development and underpins the core mission of WHO and ministries of health worldwide," she added.
The full sanitation
system should be undergo local health risk assessments to protect individuals and communities from exposure to excreta - whether this be from unsafe toilets, leaking storage or inadequate treatment.
Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, the Swachh Bharat Mission (Clean India Programme) is coordinating action across many sectors to ensure basic sanitation
rapidly reaches and improves the lives of millions, the WHO said in a statement.