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Ghana: UWR Launches Maiden Sanitation League Table for SHSs

Wa — The Upper West Regional Environmental Health and Sanitation Department (REHSD) along with the Regional Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee on Sanitation (RICCS) on Thursday launched a maiden sanitation league desk for all 33 public senior excessive faculties (SHS) within the area at Wa.

The desk sought to evaluate the provision and entry to correct sanitation in all public SHS throughout the area.

The examine that led to the design of the league desk was based mostly on seven efficiency indicators labeled as entry to latrine by each instructing and non-teaching employees, entry to handwashing amenities on campus and the state/standing/situation of latrine/ water and sanitation (WASH) amenities on campus.

Others included the open defecation free (ODF) standing of the college, normal cleanliness and the dedication of the college to WASH.

A advisor with Ideapath Consult, Mr LukemanTahiru who was a part of the examine workforce stated the principle goal for conducting the examine was to assist enhance water, sanitation and hygiene behaviour and companies within the SHSs within the area.

He defined that the examine sought to look at the state and entry to sanitation amenities on the varied faculties to be able to have a substantive doc that will support in advocating improved companies within the space of WASH within the faculties.

Mr Tahiru stated the workforce uncovered by the examine that solely three faculties had improved sanitation, 4 might be described as reasonably improved, whereas six have been marked as honest with the remaining 20 faculties revealing very poor sanitary circumstances across the college.