SBCC-Koordinatorin Rejoice Misozi Kankhande spricht während eines Gemeindedialogs über die richtige Verwendung von mit Insektizid behandelten Moskitonetzen

In Malawi, mosquito nets are the talk of the town

Although mosquito nets offer effective protection against malaria, they are under-used in Malawi. BACKUP Health and World Vision Malawi demonstrate a holistic approach to bringing about change.


Beyond toilets: Managing human waste across the sanitation chain in India

In a bid to end open defaecation, India has built more than 100 million toilets since 2014. But to protect human health and the environment, cities have to safely manage what comes out of them. Shit Flow Diagrams have emerged as a key tool to help them plan and monitor progress.


How Nepal’s bold new social security system inspired a delegation from Bangladesh

The comprehensive social security measures Nepal introduced for formal sector workers raised the interest of neighbouring Bangladesh, a country on the brink of reaching middle-income status. With the support of German development cooperation, a Bangladeshi delegation undertook a study tour to Nepal and this resulted in rich learnings, for both sides.

Helping Bangladesh’s injured workers return to work

A two-year intervention supported by German development cooperation has been working with employers in the export-oriented garment industry,  Bangladesh’s largest employer, to implement voluntary rehabilitation and return to work policies which not only reduce  time lost through accidents and disability but also save them money and makes them more attractive to overseas buyers.


Launching the Digital Health Map

An interactive overview of digital health solutions that German development cooperation supports in partner countries.


Going back to school in the middle of a pandemic

To reopen – and stay open – schools around the world must translate strict hygiene standards into everyday practice. Indonesia is showing how simple checklists can help school communities do this. Other countries, like Malawi, are adapting the same approach. 

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