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Capacity development

Delivery of 3 WASH training courses per year for MSF

Location Client Dates Value
UK, with MSF staff participants from around the World MSF (Medecins Sans Frontieres) Since 2010 and ongoing Over £200,000

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Summary of project activities and outcomes:

The following 2 week courses are delivered at WEDC for MSF staff each year, in conjunction with MSF:

The course aim is: ‘to contribute to MSF’s strengthening of a cadre of water, hygiene and sanitation personnel who are able to interpret policy and successfully promote and implement MSF WHS strategies and actions across the full range of MSF-type situations; resulting in reduced WHS related mortality and morbidity’. These courses cover a full range of WASH related topics and are an important part of the continuing professional development of MSF staff engaged on WASH activities around the world.

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