WASH Current Affairs, GK & News

March 22: World Water Day 2021

The World Water Day being observed on March 22, 2021. It is a United Nations designated day. The day is being observed under the United Nations theme- “Valuing Water” which focuses on “How we can better protect this vital resource”. Highlights The events like approaching summer season and ongoing coronavirus pandemic have made the observance ..

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WASH for Healthcare

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) amenities, including waste management and environmental cleaning services, are critical to their safe functioning of the health care institutions. Lack of WASH and Associated Complications Lack of WASH services will result in a compromise of infection prevention and control. As a result, patients are at risk of avoidable infections. Lack ..

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Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention concluded in New Delhi

The Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC) has recently concluded in New Delhi on October 2. The purpose of the 4–day event was to share sanitation success stories and lessons from the participating countries. In it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres addressed the convention. MGISC is organised by the Ministry ..

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Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention to be organized by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

The Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC-2018) will be organized by the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in New Delhi from September 29 to mark the beginning of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi. It will be a 4-day international conference that will bring together Sanitation Ministers and other leaders in ..

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2017 Global Handwashing Day (GHD)

The Global Handwashing Day(GHD) is observed every year on October 15 as an annual global advocacy day to increase awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. The day is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to ..

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