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Endeavor to protect the health of frontline waste and sanitation workers from infectious diseases through capacity building

2021-04-14T22:21:13+06:00

Waste and Sanitation workers are exposed to different occupational hazards, including the risk of infection. Lack of sufficient and suitable safety gear and cleaning agents increases their risk of chronic diseases. A study reveals that 80% of waste and sanitation workers do not have any occupational health and safety training focusing on preventing infectious diseases, including COVID-19. ITN-BUET and CWIS-FSM Support Cell, DPHE have targeted to train more than 5000 waste and sanitation workers in association with the sector partners. In this regard, ITN-BUET Master Trainers trained the city-level trainers of 14 cities through an online capacity building platform. After [...]

Endeavor to protect the health of frontline waste and sanitation workers from infectious diseases through capacity building2021-04-14T22:21:13+06:00

Study reveals urgent improvement need in health and hygiene practice and use of safety gears by waste and sanitation workers

2021-02-24T15:38:13+06:00

80% of waste and sanitation workers do not have any occupational health and safety training for preventing infection; whereas sufferings from various infectious diseases due to their occupational exposure are common among this group, revealed by a study finding by ITN-BUET. ITN-BUET organized the technical session to disseminate the findings of the study on “assessment of waste and sanitation workers on safe health and hygiene practice during service delivery in selected cities of Bangladesh” on February 22,2021. The event was held online with around 70 participants including officials from the Local Government, municipalities, private sector, I/NGO, and research and academic [...]

Study reveals urgent improvement need in health and hygiene practice and use of safety gears by waste and sanitation workers2021-02-24T15:38:13+06:00

ITN-BUET offers international online CWIS training with ENPHO and EAWAG

2021-01-15T10:38:13+06:00

As an effort to establish itself as a regional capacity-building hub, ITN-BUET, Bangladesh has offered a three-week-long (from 11 January-03 February 2021) online training on “City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation: Principles and their Application” in collaboration with ENPHO of Nepal, and EAWAG of Switzerland. The live sessions of the online course will be run through Zoom, and all course/reading materials, video documents, quizzes, assignments etc., will be uploaded in the Coursera learning platform. The target group of the course is mostly consultants and professionals working on urban sanitation in Asian countries, and a total of 22 participants from 6 countries, including Bangladesh, [...]

ITN-BUET offers international online CWIS training with ENPHO and EAWAG2021-01-15T10:38:13+06:00

Technical Session on “Assessment of Performance of FSM Services in Selected Paurashavas”

2020-12-29T14:05:10+06:00

ITN-BUET conducted an action research on "Assessment of Performance of FSM Services in Selected Paurashavas” and disseminated the study findings through an online technical session on 23 December 2020 engaging sector experts and practitioners. The primary focus of the study was to assess the overall performance of FSM services in Faridpur, Lakhimpur and Shakhipur Paurashavas (municipalities) where the service has been operational for a few years. The findings could potentially help develop evidence-based guiding documents to address the challenges of implementing effective FSM service. ITN-BUET’s consultant, Mr. Maharam Dakua, presented the findings to more than 60 audiences [...]

Technical Session on “Assessment of Performance of FSM Services in Selected Paurashavas”2020-12-29T14:05:10+06:00

Attempt to identify capacity building needs on FSM and CWIS

2020-12-14T19:27:53+06:00

ITN-BUET has been leading the national-level capacity building program on FSM and CWIS in collaboration with DPHE and relevant sector partners with financial support from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It aims to accelerate and spread the capacity-building activities at the national and regional levels in the coming years. As the core partner, CWIS-FSM Support Cell, DPHE and TA Hub are incredibly vital actors for the successful implementation of this endeavor. Speakers encouraged the integrated effort to scale up the national level capacity building program on CWIS and FSM in a workshop held on 14 December 2020 at [...]

Attempt to identify capacity building needs on FSM and CWIS2020-12-14T19:27:53+06:00
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