Water, Sanitation and Health

SND in this strategic choice plans will work towards the achievement of SDG 6: Ensure access to water and sanitation for all. They will strive to improve sanitation in the community that is to upscale water treatment at household level plus water sampling, Up scaling hygiene promotion and water source protection this will promote a healthy living in the community as a number of diseases will be prevented. In order to achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and those in vulnerable situations is critical.The emphasis should be on establishing sanitation and hygiene policies and practices that leave no one behind, with continued commitment to promote equality for poor, marginalized and vulnerable people, and specific attention to empowering women and girls through, for example, improved menstrual hygiene management.


  • CLTS [Community Led Total Sanitation] training
  • Up scaling water treatment at household level plus water sampling
  • Up scaling hygiene promotion
  • School Health up scaling
  • Water source protection
  • Capacity building for community and health care workers/ stakeholders
  • Vector control at house hold level
  • Celebration of World Toilet and hand washing Day
  • Construction of sanitation facilities



  • Addressing gender-based violence, including sexual violence and female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • Challenging stigma and discrimination, attitudes and laws that undermine human rights,
  • Increasing access to comprehensive reproductive health services for poor, vulnerable and marginalized people
  • Improving sexual health of young people and girls, including comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) and addressing child and early forced marriage (CEFM)


  • Increase awareness about HIV/AIDS and STIs among local communities, construction workers, contractors and transport business communities.
  • Effective behavior change program established through information and education campaigns (IECs), community mobilization, social marketing, and condom distribution.
  • Comprehensive HIV testing and STI treatment packages delivered at clinics and Medical centers
  • Improve HIV/AIDS and STI monitoring system including epidemiological surveillance

Maternal and Neonatal Health

  • Up scaling of ANC services for all pregnant mothers
  • Up scaling of safe delivery
  • Up scaling of postnatal care
  • Up scaling of immunization coverage for under 5 years
  • Up scaling of PMTCT service plus early infant diagnosis
  • Increased exclusive breast feeding and optimal complimentary feeding
  • Capacity Building