Tag Archives: Sanitation
Water Line-up in Ethiopia

Listen up Canada, WASH Inclusion is Critical for Improved Maternal Newborn Child Health!

The current Ebola Epidemic, SARS a few years ago, regular outbreaks of Cholera and the persistent scourge of Diarrhea remind us that global health is an urgent problem that needs our attention. What I also know to be true is that any progress we make will be limited, until we learn to start with the building blocks […]

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Impacting WASH in Schools …

It is almost 2014, yet close to 50% of schools in the developing world still do not have, or have inadequate, access to WASH (WAter+Sanitation+Hygiene) facilities and education. If we are ever going to succeed in making an impact on the global crisis, where close to 1 Billion people have no clean water and 2.5 […]

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Lotika Shaunik Paintal

Lotika’s interview with Radio Canada International: Why should Canadians Care About the 2.5 Billion People without Toilets?

Radio Canada International’s Wojtek Gwiazda spoke to WASH Canada’s Lotika Shaunik Paintal on World Toilet Day about this worldwide challenge and the impact this lack of facilities has on people, nations and economies. They also talked about the relevance this issue has to Canadians. You can listen to the interview by clicking on the link […]

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Send a young WASH enthusiast to the G(irls)20 Summit in Moscow, Russia

Wouldn’t it be great to send a WASH enthusiast as a young delegate from Canada? Please send out the paragraph below to your networks. Hurry, the deadline to apply to be a delegate is the end of December 2012! Are you female and 18-20 years of age? Do you have innovative ideas of how to […]

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Here is our bold idea for world toilet day 2012 … Eradicate Open Defecation!

November 19 is World Toilet Day! Let’s reflect on that a moment … for all those in the world with toilets to sit on, that may indeed be a very good place to reflect! Unfortunately 2.6 Billion people are without a safe place to go. It is November 2012 and yet almost 40% of our World’s […]

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Innovation, Inspiration and Action on Nov 15 – WASH Canada Launch – Invitation

Hello WASH enthusiasts! We would like to invite you to our official WASH Canada launch event on Thursday, November 15, at 6 pm at the University Club of Toronto. We have a fun evening planned with a great line up of distinguished speakers who will address the issue of innovation in the Water, Sanitation and […]

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Hamilton, Toronto, Ottawa … starting a Canadian WASH dialogue with HE Maria Mutagamba

  HE Maria Mutagamba: “Mama Africa for WASH” WASH Canada, UNU-INWEH and H2O 4 All, are honored to host the Hon. Maria Mutagamba as the keynote speaker at our women-in-water series on September 18-20. The Hon. Maria Emilly Lubega Mutagamba has been the Minister of Water and Environment of Uganda from 2006-August 2012. She is […]

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Water and sanitation

Why we need WASH Canada

There are many people and effective organizations in Canada dedicating their time to helping increase access to clean water and latrines to the 800 million and 2.4 billion people respectively around the globe who live in need of these basic life saving services. (more…)

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Profiling women around the globe who are fighting to bring water and sanitation to those in need.

There are many people and effective organizations in Canada dedicating their time to helping increase access to clean water and latrines to the 800 million and 2.4 billion people respectively around the globe who live in need of these basic life saving services. At WASH Canada (WASH = Water, Sanitation, Hygiene) we are aiming to […]

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