Corona virus and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

We have been working in Tanzania for over 30 years to promote good hygiene, including handwashing with soap. These behaviours are crucial in the fight against COVID19. WaterAid/ James Kiyimba WaterAid Tanzania has been working closely with the Tanzanian Government to help prevent the spread of COVID19 in the country. This has involved joining hands with the […]



10 steps to developing a communications strategy to help combat COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Jennifer J. Sara Soma Ghosh Moulik Martin Craig Hall Guidelines and principles that help governments develop national communications strategies for behavior change during COVID-19 pandemic. Co-authored by: Valerie Curtis, Robert Dreibelbis, Myriam Sidibe, Jason Cardosi, Chris Bonell, Kaposo Mwambuli, Sian White, and Robert Aunger. Whether it’s hand hygiene, physical distancing, disinfecting surfaces, wearing masks, or reaching out to protect the[…]



Why innovations in the WASH sector rarely scale up?

Lessons for government, the private sector, NGOs and donors. For years, the WASH sector has been mesmerised by clever ideas that have the potential to transform the sector: from a solar-powered device that can harvest water from the air; smart water pumps; water filters which purify water and reduce the number of lives lost to waterborne diseases; to eWATERpay which can be[…]