First National Annual Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene in Kenya

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From the 1st to 3rd April Kenya's Ministry of Health organised the First National Annual Conference on Sanitation & Hygiene in Nairobi.The theme for the conference was “accelerating access to improved sanitation under devolution: making the right a reality.” The main objective was to spur action by both national and county governments to accelerate access to safe sanitation in Kenya. The specific objectives were:

1) Advocating for increased focus on sanitation by county and national government and sector players, specifically addressing financing and capacity resource gaps
2) Ensuring that county planning is aligned towards attaining national targets and country commitments
3) Networking and knowledge sharing by sanitation stakeholders in strengthening learning and an enabling environment

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Date: 24 April 2014
Country: 
Kenya