WASH Forum

ENPHO Paschim Paaila organized regular interaction programs “WASH Forum” related to water, sanitation and hygiene; disasters/epidemics and other various health and environmental issues for knowledge sharing and advocacy. The forum tries to address the voices of diversified youth communities and others. The main objective of WASH forum is to provide the opportunity for social interaction, knowledge sharing and to analyze critically on different environmental Health Issues along with WASH and disasters.

List of WASH Forum

S.N WASH Forum Topic Resource Person Date No. of Participants
58 Health Care Waste Management: Challenges and Opportunities Ms. Manju Dahal, Faculty Director, National Open College (NOC)/ National Institute of Environment and Health (NIHE) and Dr. Rasna Bhatta 27th April, 2018

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57 Role of Youths in Emergency Resilience Mr. Bibek K. Pandit, Program Director, Sangsangai 26th January, 2018

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56 Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)-Roles of Youth and Humanitarian Agencies in Nepal Ms. Jankee Kiran Shrestha, Program Officer-DRR, Oxfam 29th December, 2017

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55 Seven Flags Approach of Total Sanitation (7FATS) in School Dr. Sudan Raj Panthi, National Professional Officer (Environmental Health), WHO 30th November, 2017

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54 Psycho-Social Knowledge in WASH Ms. Nirjala Bhattarai, Training Director, Abbal-WE 27th October, 2017

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53 Youth as Change Agents Ms. Rosy Singh, Resource Center Manager,ENPHO 4th August, 2017

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52 Trend of Urbanization and Its Impact on Environment in Valley Mr. Ramji Bogati, Program Director, Community Support Association of Nepal (COSAN) 30th June, 2017

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51 Menstruation, Education and Change Ms. Pema Lhaki, Executive Director, (Nepal Fertility Council Center) NFCC 26th May, 2017

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50 Wastewater and SDGs Potential of wastewater use for water security in irrigated agriculture: Case of Harisiddhi wastewater treatment plant, Nepal
Characterization of wastewater in Nepal
Mr. Bipin Dangol, Executive Director, ENPHO
Mr. Robert Dangol, Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Nepal Engineering College (nec)
Ms. Isha Dhakal, Project Officer, ENPHO
31st March, 2017

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49 Urbanization and WASH issues Ms. Sushrina Manandhar and Mr. Dharma Ratna Chitrakar, Urban Programme Officer, WaterAid Nepal 27th January, 2017

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48 Rain Water Harvesting – A Solution Towards Water Crisis Mr.Suman Shakya, Managing Director, SmartPaani 30th December, 2016

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47 Equity in School WASH: Overcoming Exclusion & Discrimination in Nepal/South Asia Mr. Siddhi Shrestha, WASH Specialist, UNICEF 25th November, 2016

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46 Air pollution in Kathmandu and its negative health impact Mr. Rajan Thapa, Program Manager, Clean Energy Nepal(CEN) 28th October, 2016

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45 Current Issues of Waterborne Diseases And Threat of Epidemic In Kathmandu Valley Ms. Luna K. Kansakar, WASH Officer, OXFAM 30th September, 2016

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44 Impact of Emerging Climate Threat on Water Issues In Nepal Mr. Madhukar Upadhya, Watershed Practitioner 26th August, 2016

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43 WASH Response on Earthquake: Present Approach and a Way Forward Mr. Sanjay Chalise, Public Health Engineer, OXFAM 29th July, 2016

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42 Rethink before you drink! Bacteriological Water Quality of Street Mr. Subin Kalu, Assistant Research Officer, ENPHO 24th June,2016

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41 Interaction program on Menstrual Hygiene Management – Men in Menstruation Mr. Ankit Aryal, Advocacy Officer, ENPHO 27th May,2016

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40 Groundwater Issues of Kathmandu Valley: A step Towards Sustainable Management of Groundwater Ms. Sarita Shrestha, Engineer, Center of Research for Environment Energy and Water (CREEW) 29th April,2016

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39 Rural Water Supply Functionality” Issues & Youth Perspective Mr. Giri Raj Khatri, WASH Advisor, SNV Cambodia 29th January,2016

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38 Responding Earthquake on WASH: Experiences UNPLUGGED” Mr. Phurba Sange Moktan, Mr. Buddha Bajracharya and Mr. Roshan Chaulagain 25th September,2015

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37 Youth Participation in Mega Earthquake Response: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead Mr. Brabim Kumar, President, Association of Youth Organization (AYON) 28th August,2015

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36 Water Safety Plans and Sustainable Development Mr. Kiran Darnal, Senior Divisional EngineerWSP National Coordinator, DWSS 27th March,2015

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35 Sharing on RWH (Rain Water Harvesting) approach at Dallu Awash Mr. Prakash K. Shrestha and Mr. Raju Sakhya 27th February,2015

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34 Nepal’s Commitments on SWA (Sanitation and Water for All Ms. Lajana Manandhar, Executive Director, Lumanti 30th January,2015

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33 Users Friendly Public Toilets: An Urgent Issue Ms. Amrita Gyawali, Equity and Inclusion Consultant, WaterAid Nepal 26th December,2014

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32 Status of Water Quality in Nepal: Today’s Concern Ms. Padmaja Shrestha, Senior Manager, ENPHO 31st October,2014

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31 Emergency Response & WASH interventions @ Flood /landslides affected areas of Central/Mid-Western Nepal Mr. Rajesh Dhungel, Regional Emergency Food Security & Livelihood Capacity Builder, OXFAM. 26th September,2014

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30 Menstrual Hygiene Management: An emerging issue Ms. Kamal Tara Bajracharya, Adolescent and Youth Program Manager, FPAN. Ms. Kamala K.C, Consultant, Water Aid Nepal 30th May, 2014

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29 Present situation of DEWATS and FSM in some of Asian and Asia Pacific countries Dr. Saroj Kumar Chapagain, Senior Research Engineer at Environmental Engineering and Management School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand 25th April, 2014

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28 Bagmati Movement: River festival to cleaning mega campaign WASH Forum March Mr. Mausam Khanal, Executive Director, Nepal River Conservation Trust 28th March, 2014

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27 Green Homes: Promoting Sustainable Housing in Nepal Mr. Santosh Shrestha, Sustainable Housing Analyst of Green Homes Project, UN Habitat/Mr. Rajendra Shrestha, UN-Habitat 28th February, 2014

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26 Rooftop Farming: win-win approach to Urban Environment Management Ms. Luna Kansakar, Sr. Program Officer, ENPHO 31st January, 2014

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25 Food Hygiene Practice in Nepal: An Experience from Formative Research Mr. Om Prasad Gautam, Principal Investigator 30th August, 2013

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24 WASH and Emergency Mr. Rajesh Shrestha, Program Manager, Lumanti 26th July, 2013

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23 Faecal Sludge Management- Current Need For Sustainable Sanitation Mr. Bipin Dangol, Program Manager, ENPHO 28th June, 2013

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22 ODF Movement in Nepal and National Target Mr. Guna Raj Shrestha, Executive Director, Community Development Forum 24th May, 2013

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21 Integrating Advocacy to improve WASH linking with Food Hygiene Mr. Yogendra Dhungel, Food Technologist, Department of Food Technology and Quality Control 26th April,2013

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20 Water, Water Everywhere but only if We Share Mr. Ajaya Dikshit, Executive Director, ISET Nepal 29th March, 2013

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19 Bond between WASH and Development: Opportunity for Youth Mr. Ashutosh Tiwari, Country Representative, Water Aid Nepal 22nd February, 2013

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18 Gender and WASH: A matter of key concern to youths Ms. Kalawati Pokhrel, Country Coordinator, Nepal WASH Alliance 28th December, 2012

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17 A sharing on Resolution of National WASH Summit Mr. Rajendra Aryal, National President, FEDWASUN 28th September, 2012

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16 A sharing on Sanitation in Nepal: Past, Present and Future Mr. Kamal Adhikari, Sanitation Expert, UN-Habitat 30th August, 2012

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15 Bajura (Kolti) Landslide: Youth Initiatives in Emergency Mr. Narayan Prashad Regmi, Section Officer, Ministry of Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation 29th June, 2012

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14 Water Sanitation and Food Security: Untangling the Knot Dr. Saroj K. C16hapagain, Project officer, Centre of Research for Environment Energy and Water 30th March, 2012

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13 Wastewater and Cities: Treatment in Natural Way Mr. Madan Kumar Chapagain, Food Research Officer, Department of Food Technology and Quality Control 24th February,2012

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12 School, Gender and WASH : key issues Ms. Shikha Shrestha, WaterAid Nepal and Ms. Subha Kayastha, Engineer, YPEER-UNFPA 25th November,2011

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11 Machhendranath Jatra and Water Spouts In Patan Mr. Padma Sunder Joshi ,Habitat Program Manager, UN-HABITAT 26th August , 2011

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10 Outbreak preparedness and Response and Youth’s role Dr. Chudamani Bhandari, EDCD 29th July,2011

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9 Government Prospects and Roles of WASH, Promotion on Emergencies: Key Issues Er. Thakur Prasad Pandit, Senior Civil Engineer, DWSS and Ms. Rasmi Sharma, Oxfam 24th June, 2011

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8 Total Sanitation Movement in Nepal: Key learning and Way Head Mr. Kashi Kant Thakur; Ms. Guheshori Tuladhar and Mr. Keshav Shrestha, Project Officer, UEMS. 29th April, 2011

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7 Urban Water Supply and Public -Health Issues Mr. Rajiv Joshi, Branch Chief, ENPHO; Mr. Amresh P. Karmacharya 25th March,2011

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6 TAKE A PEE,MAKE A RUPPEE: Urine Harvesting for Sustainable Sanitation and Entrepreneurship Mr. Nawal Kishor Mishra, Director, CHARDU;Mr. Surendra Pokharel, Coordinator, ERC-D 25th Feb,2011

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5 WASH Roles on Disaster Risk Reduction in Context of Nepal: Key Issues Mr.Ganesh Jimee, Program Manager, NSET and Mr. Ram Chandra Neupane, Chairperson, ECO-Nepal 28th Jan, 2011

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4 WASH Issues and Informal Urban Settlement of Nepal Mrs. Lajana Manandhar; Dr. Murali Gopal Ranjitkar 31st December, 2010

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3 Hygiene Issues and Handwashing: Challenges and Opportunities Mr. Om Prasad Gautam, Social Development Adviser, Water Aid Nepal 26th November, 2010

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2 Uhileko Kura Bhairav Dai Sanga Mr. Bhairav Rizal , Senior environmental journalist and sanitation leader, WASH-RCNN/SUN Nepal 6th August, 2010

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1 Diarrhea Epidemic of Nepal and Youth Initiatives Ahead Mr.Makhan Maharjan;Mr.Bhusan Tuladhar;Dr.Roshan Raj Shrestha;Mr.Madhab Pahadi;Mr.Birendra Man Shakya. 10th June, 2010

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