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Oct 15
Global Handwashing Day 2023; “Clean hands are within reach”

Hand hygiene has been recognized as very effective and crucial in preventing the spread of infectious diseases. However, many people overlook the importance of handwashing when engaging in activities that require handwashing. Annually, Ghana joins the whole world to commemorate the Global hand Washing Day to create awareness on the importance of washing our hands […]

Oct 15
CENTRE FOR ADVANCING RURAL OPPORTUNITY (CARO GHANA) CELEBRATES GLOBAL HAND WASHING DAY 2023

On October 15, globally the world celebrates Global Hand Washing Day to advocate and raise awareness about the importance of handwashing with soap and water. It is one of the basic ways by which we can prevent sicknesses and the spread of germs. Keeping hands clean can prevent 1 in 3 diarrhea illnesses and 1 […]

Sep 11
Register for Mole XXXIV WASH Conference 2023

Building Inclusive and Resilient Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) systems to reach the unserved. As the global community intensifies its efforts to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there is a growing recognition of the vital importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services. At the heart of this push is the Mole WASH Conference, […]

Dec 27
HFFG, CONIWAS Mark Global Handwashing Day at Madina Market

Proper handwashing with soap under running water is an easy and effective way to prevent diseases and save lives. As part of activities to mark Global Handwashing Day 2022, HFFG in collaboration with the Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS), held a hand hygiene sensitisation activity at the Madina Market in […]

Dec 27
CONIWAS, ESPA move to advance Ghana’s WASH sector agenda 

The Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA) has reaffirmed its commitment to working closely with the Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) to advance Ghana’s WASH sector agenda. This remark was contained in a solidarity message delivered on behalf of Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong, the President of the Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA) at […]

Dec 27
CONIWAS calls for the establishment of National Sanitation Authority

The Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisation in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) has reiterated its call on the government for the establishment of the National Sanitation Authority to help sanitise the sector and also promote good sanitation. While commending the government for its effort providing safe drinking water in the country, the same could not be said […]

Dec 26
Act on pressing issues confronting water, sanitation sector – CONIWAS urges

At the Mole XXXIII WASH Conference in Cape Coast, the Chairman of the Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) reminded participants and stakeholders to resolve to act on the pressing issues confronting Ghana’s water and sanitation sector. According to Yaw Attah Arhin, there are serious concerns that require immediate response, including the wanton […]

Dec 26
CONIWAS calls for sustained advocacy on handwashing with soap

By Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) has called for collective efforts by all stakeholders to continue the advocacy on hand washing with soap for the promotion of healthy living. The call was contained in a statement signed by its Executive Secretary, Madam Basilia Nanbigne, to commemorate the […]