Published in: 2020
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
The 30th SuSanA meeting - the first virtual of its kind - took place from August 17th to August 28th 2020. It was organised by the SuSana Secretariat with support and contributions from SuSanA Partners, Members, Working Groups and Regional Chapters.
This entry is the collection point of the different resources from the SuSanA Meeting, including recordings, presentations, flyers and program overview. We once again thank all the presenters and session leads, as well as all the other volunteers, who supported us!
DAY 1 - MONDAY, 17th OF AUGUST
1. Opening Plenary (2.00-3.30 pm)
DAY 2 - TUESDAY, 18th OF AUGUST
1. HAND HYGIENE SESSION (2.30-2.00 pm)
1.1 Global framework for response - the Hand Hygiene for All Initiative by Joanna Esteves Mills (HH4A)
1.2 Snapshot of government action: UN-Water GLAAS findings by Fiona Gore and Sofia Murad (WHO)
1.3 Programmatic hygiene response to COVID19: Lessons from 12 countries by Om Prasad-Gautam (WaterAid)
1.4 COVID-19 Hygiene Hub by Lauren d’Mello-Guyett (Hygiene Hub)
1.5 Global Handwashing Partnership & Handwashing Handbook by Ron Clemmer (GHP)
1.6 WinS Network guidance on institutionalizing hygiene behaviours in schools by Bella Monse (GIZ)
1.7 Thematic Discussion
2. GENERO Y WASH (SPANISH) (4.00-5.00 pm)
2.1 Moderation by Lourdes Valenzuela, Coordinator of the SuSanA chapter Latin America
2.2 Presentation by Cesarina Quintana, Coordinadora de SWA regional para Latinoamérica y el Caribe
2.3 Presentation by Helena Castañeda, Especialista en servicios WASH en el Banco de desarrollo de América Latina (CAF)
DAY 3 - WEDNESDAY, 19th OF AUGUST
1. THE INVISIBLE LINK: DIGNITY, SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR SANITATION WORKERS (12.00-1.30 pm)
1.1 Health, Safety and Dignity of Sanitation workers - An initial assessment (2019) by Ndeye Awa Diagne
1.2 Health, Safety and Social Security Challenges of Sanitation workers in India, during COVID-19 pandemic by Kanika Singh
1.3 FSM Operators Skills Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa by Shobana Srinivasan
2. NEW DEVELOPMENTS & RESEARCH FINDINGS IN URBAN SANITATION & FSM (2.00-3.30 pm)
2.1 Introduction by Christoph Lüthi
2.2 Shared Sanitation by Vasco Schelbert
2.3 Dewatering, QnQ and Volaser by Barbara J. Ward
2.4 Planning for CWIS by Abishek S. Narayan
2.5 Fecal Sludge Field Lab by Christopher Friedrich
3. CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT (4.00-5.30 pm)
3.1 Introduction by Dorothee Spuhler
3.2 What WG 1 Members have been doing - contribution by different WG 1 members
3.3 Fact Sheet Update and Progress by Laura Kohler
3.4 How to visualize Capacity Development and Fact Sheet Content by Finn Staack
3.5 What is next: From Fact Sheet to Practice by Laura Kohler
DAY 4 - THURSDAY, 20th OF AUGUST
1. SEWAGE TESTING FOR COVID 19 (11.00-12.30 pm)
1.1 Presentation on Developing a COVID wastewater surveillance protocol: Lessons from South Africa by Sudhir Pillay
1.2 Presentation on Potential of sewage for predicting the COVID pandemic in India by Nitya Jacob
2. THE SANITATION EVENT CALENDAR - HOW TO ACCESS AND USE IT (TRAINING SESSION) (1.00-1.30 pm)
2.1 Presentation on How to use the Sanitation Event Calendar by Finn Staack
3. WinS NETWORK (WASH in Schools) (2.00-3.00 pm)
3.1 Introduction of the WinS Global Network and initiatives to support the education sector for safe reopening of schools by Bella Monse
3.2 JMP Report on the global status on WASH in Schools by Christie Chatterley
4. REOPENING OF PUBLIC RESTROOMS DURING COVID-19 (4.00-4.30 pm)
4.1 Why Open Restrooms?
4.2 Potential Transmission Routes
4.3 Preventing Transmission: Guidelines for Reopening
4.4 Guidelines in Action
DAY 5 - FRIDAY, 21st OF AUGUST
1. Sanitation from a One Health perspective (1.00-2.15 pm)
1.1 Introduction to session aims and SuSanA’s brief on WASH and health by Jona Toetzke
1.2 How to think about animals and animal managers using participating epidemiology by Klara Fischer
1.3 Importance of animal feces in WASH interventions by Om Prasad
1.4 Discussion on opportunities for application of a One Health approach by Sarah Dickin
2. OPEN DISCUSSION: WHAT DID COVID-19 TEACH US? (3.00-4.00 pm)
2.1 How has the pandemics changed your way of work? Do we want to keep these changes?
2.2 Can the pandemics help us in making a leap forward in decolonizing the sector?
2.3 What are the challenges in your daily work and what could help to overcome them?
2.4 Was the knowledge that you felt needed available? Where could you find (relevant) information?
2.5 How did you access information. Were there other channels that we could explore?
DAY 6 - TUESDAY, 25th OF AUGUST
1. THE DISCUSSION FORUM - LATEST DEVELOPMENTS, INSIGHTS FROM MODERATORS AND USER SURVEY RESULTS (1.30 - 2.30 pm)
1.1 The session was presented by Elisabeth von Münch, Chaiwe Mushauko and Paresh Chhajed-Picha
DAY 7 - WEDNESDAY, 26th OF AUGUST
1. LAUNCH OF THE SUSANA AFRICA CHAPTER (12.00-1.00 pm)
Hosted by the SuSanA Secretariat, moderated by Daniel Ddiba with contributions from
1.1 Elizabeth Wamera (WSSCC)
1.2 Sareen Malik (ANEW)
1.3 Keitumetse Tsubane (Africa Regional Chapter Co-Coordinator)
1.4 Obinna Anah (AMCOW)
2. EYE ON LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES (4.00-5.00 pm)
2.1 Introduction by Guido Meruvia (Cooperación internacional para el desarrollo ASDI)
2.2 First presentation by Luis Alfonso Alvestegui (Especialista Senior en agua y saneamiento del Banco Mundial, Bolivia)
2.3 Second presentation by Martha Lucia Mojica Hernandez (Universidad Distrital, Colombia)
2.4 Third presentation by Danilo Padilla (Empresa privada, Honduras)
DAY 8 - THURSDAY, 27th OF AUGUST
1. TOWARDS INCLUSIVE, GREEN CITY SANITATION FOR LUSAKA - ACHIEVEMENTS AND WAY FORWARD (12.30-1.30 pm)
1.1 The session was presented by Trevor Surridge, Mike Enskat, Amanda Mallaghan, Doreen Mbalo, Mintje Büürma, Christian Rieck, Jonathan Kampata ( Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation), Edgar Mulwanda (Lusaka City Council), Chola Mbilima (National Water Supply and Sanitation Council)
2. WG2 - EXPLORING BLENDED FINANCING MODELS FOR ACCELERATING SANITATION PROGRESS TOWARDS 2030 (2.30-4.00 pm)
2.1 Overview of new types of development finance such as impact investing
2.2 What are people’s experiences of these to date?
2.3 What role can our organisations play?
2.4 What are some of the advantages and risks of these approaches?
2.5 How can organisations and actors collaborate?
The session was hosted by the SuSanA WG 2 with contributions from Dan Levigne, Sacha Gayama, Ada Oko-Williams, Josien Sluijs and John Sauer.
DAY 9 - FRIDAY; 28th OF AUGUST
1. MENSTRUAL HYGIENE MANAGEMENT - RELEVANT, INTER-SECTORAL AND ON THE RISE (11.00-12.00 pm)
1.1 Introduction by Alice Brandt (GIZ)
1.2 Keynote Speech by Inga Winkler (Columbia University)
1.3 WASH United’s highlights from Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020 and the Menstruation Bracelet campaign by Thorsten Kiefer (WASH United)
1.4 MHM Partners Alliance’s policy advocacy around MHH in Nepal by Guna Raj Shreshta (MHM Partners Alliance Nepal)
1.5 Fit for School Philippine’s scaling integrated MHM into WASH in Schools programming by Chiqui de Veyra (GIZ Fit for School Philippines)
1.6 Sanitation for Million’s MHH in Balochistan, Pakistan by Rabia Baloch (GIZ Sanitation for Millions Pakistan)
1.7 Welthungerhilfe’s Ekopo Loo for enhancing MH for schoolgirls in Karamoja, Uganda by Anika Malkus (Welthungerhilfe Uganda)
1.8 WASH United’s MHM education guide for scaling education about menstruation by Ina Jurga (WASH United)
SuSanA (2020). 30th SuSanA Meeting - Presentations, Recordings and further Resources.
English Practitioners Presentations Publications by SuSanA Spanish Videos and webinar recordings
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