Online Post Graduate Diploma In Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) plays an important role in not only promoting health among communities but also improving the quality of life of individuals and communities as a whole. WASH programmes have continuously experienced challenges of sustainability especially in third world countries as well as developing countries. Communities are increasingly being exposed to a myriad of public health hazards and risks. Thus, WASH forms a key part of many humanitarian response programmes. HumanitarianGlobal.com has worked closely with experts in this field to develop a detailed Online PGD Programme that offers extensive knowledge and information resources about this practice area.

  • Understand WASH practices in emergencies
  • Gain understanding about Sphere standards
  • Learn more about pumping equipment
  • Understand about both the sanitation hardware and software systems and concepts.
  • Gain knowledge about sanitation in different contexts
  • Get to understand more about hygiene and disease transmission.
  • Gather knowledge about hygiene behavior change.
  • Learn more about hygiene promotion management, epidemics management and global annual events

1.0 Module 1 – Water Supply in Emergencies

1.1 Intervention Context

1.2 Sphere Standards – Part 1

1.3 Sphere Standards – Part 2

1.4 Considerations for Linking Relief, Rehabilitation and Development (LRRD)

Module 1 Assignment Questions

2.0 Module 2 – Pumping Equipment

2.1 Hand Pumps

2.2 Centrifugal Pumps

2.3 Hydraulic Ramp Pump

2.4 Energy Sources

Module 2 Assignment Questions

3.0 Module 3 – Sanitation Hardware Systems and Concepts

3.1 Basic Concepts of Sanitation

3.2 Sanitation Options

3.3 Desludging 0f Pits and Septic Tanks

3.4 Reuse-Oriented Sanitation Technologies

Module 3 Assignment Questions

4.0 Module 4 – Sanitation Software Systems and Concepts

4.1 Sanitation Ladder

4.2 Sanitation Related Behavior Change

4.3 Sanitation Marketing

4.4 Sanitation Approaches (CHAST, PHAST & CLTS)

Module 4 Assignment Questions

5.0 Module 5 – Sanitation in Different Contexts

5.1 Sanitation in Schools

5.2 Sustainable Sanitation

5.3 Sanitation in Emergencies

5.4 Sanitation Link of Health, Nutrition, Agriculture & Food Security

Module 5 Assignment Questions

6.0 Module 6 – Hygiene & Disease Transmission

6.1 Disease Transmission Routes & The F-Diagram

6.2 Hygiene Perspectives at Household Level

6.3 Hygiene Perspectives at Community Level

6.4 Hygiene Promotion

Module 6 Assignment Questions

7.0 Module 7 – Hygiene Behavior Change

7.1 Principles and Components of Behavior Change Programs

7.2 Risks, Attitudes, Norms, Abilities and Self-Regulation (Ranas)

7.3 Health Belief Model (HBM)

7.4 Communication for Behavioral Impact (COMBI)

Module 7 Assignment Questions

8.0 Module 8 – Hygiene Promotion Management, Epidemics Management and Global Annual Events

8.1 Handwashing Management

8.2 Menstrual Hygiene Management

8.3 Cholera Epidemic & Other Epidemics Management

8.4 Global Annual Events

Module 8 Assignment Questions

Final Exam Questions



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