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Postgraduate in Water Sanitation and Hygiene

Water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) refers to the systems, practices, and technologies that are used to provide safe and reliable access to water and to ensure that water is used in a way that promotes health and prevents the transmission of water-borne diseases.

Course Topics

  • Water quality and treatment: you will learn about the various contaminants that can be found in water and the technologies that are used to treat and purify water.
  • Sanitation systems: You will learn about the different types of sanitation systems that are available, including septic systems, pit latrines, and wastewater treatment plants.
  • Hygiene practices: you will learn about the importance of good hygiene practices in preventing the transmission of water-borne diseases, including hand washing, proper disposal of human waste, and food safety.
  • Water supply systems: You will learn about the different types of water supply systems that are used to deliver water to communities, including surface water systems, groundwater systems, and rainwater harvesting systems.
  • Water resource management: here you will learn about the challenges of managing water resources in a sustainable way, including issues related to water scarcity, water pollution, and climate change.
  • International development: Here you will learn about the role of WASH in international development and how to design and implement WASH projects in low-income countries

Prerequisites

There are no specific prerequisites for this course. However, a basic understanding of computer systems and networks would be beneficial.

Duration

This is a 40-week course consisting of 16 hours of online instruction and exercises.

Postgraduate in Water Sanitation and Hygiene Lamai Institute

$900

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