Enabling Access to Clean Water and Sanitation
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Enabling Access to Clean Water and Sanitation
February 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
SDG 6 : Access to Clean Water and Sanitation | Opportunities.
Worldwide, one in three people do not have access to safe drinking water, two out of five people do not have a basic hand-washing facility according to the world health organization. How do we close the gap?
Join us for this exciting webinar and a live Q & A!!!
Speaker 1: Tobias Omufwoko, Public Health/ WASH Specialist with experience in diverse challenging roles in the Public sector, UN, AU, and CSOs.
Topic: Tobias will speak about WASH, the current situation on the ground, the solutions, and the opportunities.
Currently the Chief Executive Officer, WASH Alliance Kenya, a programmatic multi-stakeholder partnership, working with synergy and complementarity in the WASH and Health sectors.
Worked as Senior Policy Advisor with African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW, UNICEF Program Officer, National Coordinator for Water and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC); co-convenor of Kenya National Interagency Coordinating Committee (ICC) and Public Health Advisor to the National Agency for Campaign Against Drug and Substance Abuse in Kenya (NACADA) – among others.
Have undertaken international consultancies, including: World Bank Kenya Water Sector PER evaluation, PriceWaterHouseCoopers in Ethiopia for the Global Sanitation Fund (WSSCC-GSF).
CSO Focal person for Sanitation and Water and Water for All (SWA); and Board member of several institutions, including African Civils Society Network (ANEW); Kenya Water and Sanitation CSO Network (KEWASNET), and hold a Masters degree in Public Health and Epidemiology.
Speaker 2: Nonso Orefo, Procurement Analyst and Service Center Team Lead for United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nigeria.
Topic: Nonso will speak about the business of WASH and how companies can participate, what is required, who makes up the WASH supply chain and opportunities inherent in SDG 6.
A champion for supplier training and development. He has mentored and supported local suppliers in the multi-million-dollar aid industry for different procurement categories, including WASH. Nonso has a passion for learning with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria and a Master of Science (MSc) in Procurement and Supply Chain Management from the University of Salford, United Kingdom.
A globally experienced supply chain professional with over 15 years of experience working within united nations systems and international/local development organizations. He is currently responsible for managing the Procurement, Logistics and administrative systems of UNDP in Nigeria. He is a respected industry leader and former vice-chair of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) the United Kingdom in Abuja, Nigeria, of which he is a full member.
Nonso played an instrumental role in setting up and modernizing procurement and payment systems of various local and international organizations and aligning their processes to international best practices. He is currently leading the transformation and repositioning of UNDP‘s service center to better serve the sustainable development goals through smart and sustainable procurement strategies.
He is a renowned speaker, mentor, and business enthusiast. He has held several key procurement and supply chain positions in organizations like Save the Children International, Society for Family Health, UNICEF, ICAP-Columbia University, Achieving Health Initiative and UNDP.
Speaker 3: Bob Bongomin, UNICEF WASH Sector Coordinator in Nigeria
Topic: Bob will speak about the current public health issues concerning #WASH in IDP camps in North-Eastern Nigeria. He will also speak about the opportunities.
Bob’s focus is on the North East Humanitarian Response. A Public Health Specialist who comes with several years of experience working in emergency and early recovery operations in Uganda, Pakistan, Sudan, Yemen, Iraq, Jordan, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Bangladesh and now Nigeria.
Facilitator: Obie Agusiegbe, CEO of EnvironFocus
It is a paid event. Participants get a Certificate of Participation. It is a Professional Development Credits (PDC) activity. Spaces are limited!!
We look forward to seeing you there!
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