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A regional effort to make an impact on the health and safety situation of the sanitation and waste workers

2020-12-11T11:46:49+06:00

ITN-BUET organized a regional Training of Trainers on IPC and Health Hygiene of Sanitation and Waste Workers with government officials and sector actors from Bangladesh and Nepal. ENPHO, a renowned national NGO of Nepal was the co-organizer of the training event. The two-day long training session was held through the virtual platform zoom on 7-8 December 2020. The training focused on improving personal health and hygiene practice among the sanitation & waste workers. It also emphasized on mitigating the gap between information and practice on personal health and hygiene practice among these service providers. The interactive and participatory approach throughout [...]

A regional effort to make an impact on the health and safety situation of the sanitation and waste workers2020-12-11T11:46:49+06:00

Discussion initiated with Rangpur city corporation for FSM Action Plan

2020-12-01T00:36:32+06:00

Sector specialists and practitioners discussed on the institutional arrangements, gaps and selection of strategic locations for Fecal Sludge Treatment Plants for successful implementation of FSM Action Plan for Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC) by 2030. The consultation meeting was held on 23rd November, 2020 with participants from Rangpur city corporation, WUSP and ITN-BUET under a study to develop an FSM Action Plan for RpCC. The need of financial gap analysis for successful FSM implementation was also highlighted in the meeting. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Ali, study lead started the meeting with a brief discussion on the objectives and possible [...]

Discussion initiated with Rangpur city corporation for FSM Action Plan2020-12-01T00:36:32+06:00

Social awareness-raising is indispensable for sustainable management of fecal sludge in Bangladesh

2021-01-03T15:57:40+06:00

Creating a sustainable FSM service does not stop at infrastructural measures; steps like creating public awareness are much needed for proper implementation, emphasizes Mr. Tushar Mohon Shadhu Khan, Additional Chief Engineer (Planning), DPHE in an online Dialogue and Interactive Sessions with Paurashava Mayors on awareness-raising campaign on FSM in Paurashavas on 5 November 2020. The dialogue focused on the importance of municipality-led awareness campaign strategy for creating public awareness about FSM. Mr. Tushar Mohon also highlighted the role of DPHE and CWIS-FSM Support Cell in FSM related activities in the country and expressed determination to make this awareness campaign a [...]

Social awareness-raising is indispensable for sustainable management of fecal sludge in Bangladesh2021-01-03T15:57:40+06:00

Joining hands for protecting the occupational health of the frontline waste and sanitation warriors

2020-11-03T12:41:23+06:00

"Waste and sanitation workers face different physical and mental challenges due to their nature of work. In this ongoing pandemic situation, they are providing regular services despite the risks of exposure to infectious diseases. Lack of the use of proper safety gears made the frontline warriors more vulnerable against the threats. They are the unsung heroes serving effortlessly to protect the public health of the country." ITN-BUET and CWIS-FSM Support Cell jointly organized the Orientation of Master Trainers for Capacity Building of Frontline Waste and Sanitation Workers during October 20-21, 2020. The online workshop oriented the Master [...]

Joining hands for protecting the occupational health of the frontline waste and sanitation warriors2020-11-03T12:41:23+06:00

Paurashavas need to be self-reliant for managing citywide fecal sludge- says the LGRD&C Minister Mr. Md. Tazul Islam, MP

2020-10-24T21:07:51+06:00

"Being a country with a large population comes with its merits and demerits. It is essential to contain, eliminate and manage the amount of waste we generate, and in doing so, the role of the public representatives is of utmost importance." said Mr. Md. Tazul Islam MP, Honorable Minister, MoLGRD&C. The Policy Support Branch (PSB) of the Local Government Division organized a Dissemination Workshop on National Action Plan for Implementation of Institutional and Regulatory Framework for Fecal Sludge Management (NAP for IRF-FSM) for Paurashava in collaboration with ITN-BUET and UNICEF on 18 October 2020. ITN-BUET is the technical partner for [...]

Paurashavas need to be self-reliant for managing citywide fecal sludge- says the LGRD&C Minister Mr. Md. Tazul Islam, MP2020-10-24T21:07:51+06:00
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