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West and Central Africa

Ebola Infections 17 Times Less Likely in Communities that Participated in Community-Led Total Sanitation (Liberia)

The study findings suggest that communities that reached Open Defecation Free status remained Ebola-free by adopting hygiene and sanitation practices, as well as other Ebola response behaviors that result in healthy outcomes, and that relationships, such as the use of Natural Leaders, may have played a key role in reducing Ebola risk at the community level.
Date: 7 October 2015

Taking Stock of CLTS implementation in Ghana

The third national CLTS Stocktaking Forum, organised by the Environmental Health and Sanitation Directorate (EHSD) Directorate of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) was held from the 19th to 21st April 2015 at Fumesua near the Ashanti regional capital of Kumasi, Ghana. There were over 120 participants from the EHSD, CWSA, Water Directorate, Development partners, NGOs and Academia.

Date: 14 July 2015

Report from the CLTS Sharing and Learning workshop at AfricaSan 4

On the 24th May 2015 The CLTS Knowledge Hub and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) convened a ‘CLTS Learning and Sharing Workshop’ in Dakar, Senegal, ahead of the 4th AfricanSan Conference. The event was attended by over 90 WASH practitioners and consultants from NGOs, international agencies, government and research institutions based in 21 different countries. This report summarises the proceedings and discussions.

Date: 15 June 2015

Reflections on a field visit to GSF projects in Senegal

In the run up to AfricaSan I joined a Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) field trip and learning event in Matam region, Senegal. Along with Global Sanitation Fund programme managers and WSSCC National Coordinators we visited different villages where local NGOs had been triggering communities. Matam, in the north east of Senegal separated from Mauritania by the Senegal River, has a population of over 550,000 of which 98% are Muslim. In the region 47.2% practice open defecation.


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