Zambian Government Urges Media to Intensify Coverage of Water, Sanitation

10 Jun 2013 by Local Press Report

The Zambia government has challenged the media to adopt a more aggressive approach in covering issues on water and sanitation to promote behaviour change and increase public awareness. Information and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga said the media should begin reporting more on issues having to do with water, sanitation and hygiene. The Zambia Institute of Mass Communication (ZAMCOM) in partnership with UNICEF is implementing a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) media project aimed at harnessing the role and capacities of the media, communities and actors in the sector...

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