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.
International Forum on Community Engagement on Global Health and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) 24th- 25th February 2022, Catholic University of Angola, Angola
Lancaster University, in collaboration with the Catholic University of Angola, organised a strategic, two- day collaborative workshop bringing African and British academics, businesses, government and civil society sectors together to discuss how co-designed research in the broad area Global Health and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) can achieve maximum impact and genuine, embedded change for…
Community engagement in water, sanitation and hygiene in sub-Saharan Africa: does it WASH?
Click here to access and read our latest paper on Community engagement in water, sanitation and hygiene in sub-Saharan Africa. Abstract: This transdisciplinary literature review paper aims at addressing the literature lacuna in community engagement and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in sub-Saharan countries. By responding to a set of identified WASH-related questions to community…
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