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Handwashing Day: Global access to handwashing will gulp $11bn – Report

Global Handwashing Day

Just 10 days of smartphone sales would cover the $11billion cost of ensuring everyone in the poorest countries could wash their hands with soap and water at home by 2030, WaterAid said on Friday, October 15, 2021. Pupils during the Global Handwashing Day celebrations A new report by WHO and UNICEF, released on Friday on Global Handwashing Day, reveals that giving everyone in the world’s poorest countries access to handwashing with soap and water, ...

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Cholera outbreak: Govt, donors urged to increase investment in water, sanitation

Evelyn Mere

Country Director, WaterAid Nigeria, Dr Evelyn Mere, has urged government and donors to step up their investments in water, sanitation and hygiene, to tackle cholera outbreaks in the country. Evelyn Mere, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director Mere made the call in a statement signed Mrs Rachel Ogunlana, Communications Support Consultant, WaterAid Nigeria, and made available on Thursday, October 7, 2021. She said ...

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Heineken Foundation partners WaterAid on hygiene

Evelyn Mere

The Heineken Foundation Africa has extended its partnership with WaterAid to support its second phase of its Scale-Up Hygiene project. Evelyn Mere, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director WaterAid, an international NGO, made the disclosure in a statement on Monday, August 2, 2021 in Lagos. According to it, the project was initially launched by WaterAid Nigeria in 2020 as part of its ...

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Access to WASH facilities will improve economies of developing countries – WaterAid

Evelyn Mere

WaterAid Nigeria says the economies of developing countries will be boosted by trillions of dollars over the next two decades if clean water, toilets, and hygiene facilities are accessible to everyone. Evelyn Mere, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director WaterAid Country Director, Ms Evelyn Mere, stated this in a statement made available to journalists in Kaduna on Sunday, July 11, 2021. Mere ...

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Access to safe water still a challenge – WaterAid

Evelyn Mere

WaterAid Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation, on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 said that access to sustainable and equitable safe drinking water remained a challenge in Nigeria. Evelyn Mere, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director Mrs Evelyn Mere, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director, stated this in a good will message presented at the 2021 Lagos International Water Conference. The theme of the conference was: “Water ...

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Menstrual Hygiene Day: New definition to galvanise action to advance gender equality

Evelyn Mere

WaterAid has joined a team of experts from around the world to establish a definition of menstrual health that comprehensively addresses the needs of people who menstruate to advance gender equality and global health. Evelyn Mere, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director Despite increased global attention on period poverty, up until now there has been no universal agreement on the definition of ...

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WaterAid wants global leaders to commit $1.2bn to water, toilets

Evelyn Mere

WaterAid Nigeria, on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 called on global leaders to commit at least $1.2 billion to ensure all hospitals, clinics have clean water, decent toilets and hand washing facilities. Evelyn Mere, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director Its Country Director, Evelyn Mere, said in a statement that the investment would particularly impact on the world’s poorest countries. “Spending at least $1.2 ...

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21m people across six states get COVID-19, other diseases support

Evelyn Mere

The Heineken Africa Foundation, WaterAid Nigeria, civil society organisations and the government on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 celebrated a seven-month project that expanded hygiene access for marginalised and vulnerable communities in Bauchi, Benue, Ekiti, Enugu, Kaduna and Oyo states. Evelyn Mere, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director The N284 million Scale-Up Hygiene project was aimed at complementing government’s efforts in reducing the ...

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25 CSOs strengthened to drive water governance as EU funded scheme closes in Plateau

Ketil Karlsen

The capacities of 25 civil society organisations (CSOs) have been strengthened to drive water, sanitation and water governance in Plateau State, under the European Union-funded Technical Assistance to CSOs (EU-TAC) project, implemented by the Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN), with technical support from WaterAid. EU Ambassador to Nigeria and Head of delegation, Ketil Karlsen The EU-TAC project, which is ...

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WaterAid, Heineken launch N284m COVID-19 response hygiene scheme

Evelyn Mere

Abuja-based WaterAid Nigeria has disclosed that Heineken Africa Foundation is supporting its Covid-19 emergency response work with a N284 million (€622,000) donation, which will help vulnerable communities protect themselves against the spread of the disease. Evelyn Mere, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director The project, according to WaterAid, is designed to strengthen ongoing efforts to curtail the spread of the coronavirus disease in ...

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