The WASHable project, a collaboration between Lancaster University (UK) and the University of Buea (Cameroon) and the Catholic University of Angola, is developing a research network that provides knowledge exchange and capacity building, addressing the need for African academic organisations to open their doors and work with, in and for their communities.
This forms the first community-based research network on water, sanitation and hygiene in sub-Saharan, and especially Francophone and Lusophone Africa, and is a steppingstone for longer and deeper research collaborations that will be strengthened and sustained.
We welcome African as well as other International organisations and individuals with interest in WASH and/or design, community engagement to join and contribute to our network.
Courtesy of Prof Kenneth A Yongabi, who is also featured in the video, addressing Covid-19 and other infectious diseases in Africa via low-cost household water purification.
Catholic University of Angola runs conference on the links between WASH and non-communicable disease
The Catholic University of Angola (CUA) WASH conference was organized by the WASHable partners, Prof Tommaso De Pippo and Prof Marli Santana on the 29th of October 2020. The Conference addressed important WASH topics and their relations to public health such as incidence of malaria and cholera. It was an interdisciplinary conference involving panellists from…
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