CAS Water Sanitation and Hygiene for humanitarian and developing contexts

  • Presentazione
  • The course is designed to provide professionals with a thorough understanding of the increasing complexities of the WASH sector. It teaches students up-to-date contextual and technical skills to plan, design and implement sustainable WASH activities and programmes within the framework of the fundamental principles of the sector, namely public health and equitable access to water supply and sanitation services. Designed to contribute to Agenda 2030 (SDG 6) by focusing on all aspects of sustainable WASH interventions, this course is practice-oriented. Its aim is to link theory and research results with the reality/complexity of WASH practices on the ground.
  • Obiettivi
  • After completing this course, participants will be able to: - identify and analyse context-specific challenges and plan tailor-made WASH interventions to improve sustainable access to WASH services and facilities in complex institutional environments, both in the field of cooperation and humanitarian aid - conduct a context-specific public health risk analysis of WASH services and design appropriate problem-solving strategies - conduct a systematic environmental, social and technical WASH analysis, both in urban and rural contexts, and design appropriate intervention strategies - confidently implement the wide range of WASH intervention tools: from technical approaches in water supply and sanitation to current practices developed in the field of hygiene promotion, as well as sectoral assessment tools
  • Crediti di studio
  • 12 ECTS
Maggiori informazioni
  • SUPSI, DACD, Formazione continua
    Campus Mendrisio, via Flora Ruchat-Roncati 15
    CH – 6850 Mendrisio
    +41 (0)58 666 63 10,
    CHE-108.955.570 IVA