PSI in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation this week is carrying out road shows in Western region to sensitize residents on the risks of diarrhea in a campaign dubbed, ‘zuia kuhara okoa maisha’ The campaign was carried out in parts of Western Kenya as health officers with West Fm radio presenters […]
In his 70s, blind John Gweh, has embraced the methodology behind the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) Initiative in his town Kwenkor, Gola Konneh District, in Grand Cape Mount County. John, who is originally from Grand Bassa County, settled in Kwenkor, Gola Konneh before the Liberian Civil Crisis, married with four children. Read the full […]
The Ministry of Health says the country has had no cholera cases in the past two years. “From our records, it shows that we have not registered any confirmed cholera cases for close to two years now. “This good news could be attributed to a few factors including better collaboration and support from our partners, […]
The Liberia WASH Consortium (LWC) is pleased to announce that Population Services International (PSI) has since October 2013 joined the Consortium as the 6th core member after being the Consortium’s Associate Member for over a year. Read the full article on Shout-Africa.
Read about the new USAID-funded Integrated Social Marketing Program that PSI/Madagascar will be implementing to improve the health of the Malagasy population. Note: Article in French.
Atlanta, Georgia – From November 11-15, 2012, PSI will join thousands of scientists, clinicians and program professions from around the world to mark the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 10 PSI staff will attend the conference to share knowledge and experiences from around the world. PSI will participate […]
The U.N. designates March 22 as the day of the year when we spotlight the global safe water, hygiene and sanitation issue and the collective efforts underway to get solutions to those struggling and in need. Today much of the world faces a global safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene crisis. In contrast to the […]
(WOMENSENEWS) – March has been a great month for women and water. Let’s keep it going as we approach World Water Day on March 22. The huge news, of course, came when the United Nations announced that the world has met the Millennium Development Goal target to reduce by half the proportion of people worldwide […]
PSI’s own Vice President for Corporate Marketing and Communications, Kate Roberts, had the opportunity to answer five questions on the current landscape in global development for The Washington Post. She discusses PSI’s work on providing clean drinking water in the Horn of Africa, how PSI learns from failure, and why the most innovative techniques in […]
The practice of handwashing with soap tops the international hygiene agenda on October 15, with the celebration of Global Handwashing Day. Since its inception in 2008 – which was designated as the International Year of Sanitation by the UN General Assembly – Global Handwashing Day has been echoing and reinforcing the call for improved hygiene […]