Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Management

Start: Apr 15, 2024
End: Apr 26, 2024
Venue: Kampala - Uganda
Duration: 2 weeks
Statement of Need

Improving access to safe and sustainable water and sanitation services is crucial for enhancing people’s quality of life and reducing mortality rates, particularly among children under five. To address this need, professionals must possess the academic knowledge and skills to effectively manage water, sanitation, and hygiene.

In this course, participants will gain a deep understanding of the interconnectedness of water, sanitation, and hygiene and their impact on public health. Through rigorous academic training, they will explore evidence-based strategies to improve access to safe water and sanitation services.

By studying policy frameworks, regulations, and best practices, participants will develop the expertise to design sustainable interventions and promote behaviour change in communities. Their contributions will help prevent waterborne diseases and drive sustainable development in the water and sanitation sector.

Who Attends

Planners, engineers, project managers, quality and environmental managers from urban and rural water supply organizations, regulators, sewerage organizations, local government, municipalities, community leaders and representatives

How participants will benefit

At the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the characteristics of urban communities and how they can affect behaviour and environmental responsibility;
  • Explain the importance of social accountability and community involvement for effective and sustainable WASH services;
  • Discuss the different approaches that are available to influence people’s behaviour in the home, in schools and other institutions, and in the wider community;
  • Plan and undertake community engagement activities to achieve sustainable change in WASH behaviour;
  • Explain how monitoring and evaluation should be used to assess impact of WASH interventions.