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WaterAid Wanderers compete in World Masters Games 2017 15 May 2017 | AU - Blog

A third sporting foray for the WaterAid Wanderers football team occurred at the World Masters Games in Auckland New Zealand, 21 to 30 April 2017. Here WaterAid supporter and football team member Mitch Laginestra reflects on the team’s efforts.

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Australian Government Budget 2017-18 11 May 2017 | AU - News

WaterAid Australia is disappointed by the Australian Government’s announcement on Tuesday night that further cuts will be made to Australia’s aid program.

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Hand hygiene: essential for health5 May 2017 | AU - Blog

On the World Health Organization’s Save Lives: Clean Your Hands Day and International Day of the Midwife, Madelinne Miller reflects on the need for water, sanitation and hygiene in health facilities to reduce antibiotic resistance.

A ward. Thmor Kol Referral Hospital, Battambang, Cambodia.

Cleaning hands is key to fighting antibiotic resistance in health facilities 3 May 2017 | AU - News

Good hand hygiene is essential to fighting antibiotic resistance and infection prevention and control in health facilities. In the lead up to the World Health Organization’s Save Lives: Clean your hands campaign on 5 May, WaterAid is calling for better access to clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene in health facilities in developing countries. Without optimal infection prevention practices, germs, including those resistant to antibiotics, spread.

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Governor General attends netball match in PNG27 Apr 2017 | AU - News

Australia’s Governor General, Sir Peter Cosgrove, took time out from his busy schedule in Papua New Guinea on Anzac Day to attend an exhibition netball match between the national netball squads - PNG Pepes and the PNG Maleos Mixed team.