Webinar on WASH for the prevention of COVID-19

The Webinar on WASH for the prevention of COVID-19, which will take place on Wednesday, 8 April 2020 from 11:00-12:30 (Central European Summer Time).

The Webinar addresses WASH, environment and health professionals who are involved in guiding COVID-19 response from water, sanitation and hygiene perspectives. It aims at disseminating key messages of available guidance, but also providing a platform for countries to connect and exchange in this field. Concretely, we aim to offer the following:

  1. Summary of key messages from the WHO/UNICEF Technical brief on water, sanitation, hygiene and waste management for the prevention of COVID-19 (available here);
  2. Summary of key messages from WHO interim recommendations to improve hand hygiene practices widely to help prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 virus (available here);
  3. Country case examples: Sharing of experiences from ongoing activities in Italy, the Netherlands and Serbia;
  4. Questions and answers, including formulation of further needs related to WASH preparedness and response for COVID-19.

Please join the Webinar via WebEx by using the link and instructions below. The connection will be open starting from 10:45 a.m.


When it’s time, join the Webex meeting here.

Meeting number (access code): 847 666 023

Meeting password: 08042020

Wednesday, 8. April 2020

11:00 | Europe Summer Time (Amsterdam, GMT+02:00) | 1 hr 30 mins