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Health Care Waste Management Specialist, USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Project Scott Ackerson

Scott Ackerson is a technical specialist in environmental compliance and environmental hygiene. He has 15 years of professional experience in managerial and strategic leadership supporting government, private industry, and NGOs in healthcare waste management compliance, infection prevention and control, HIV/AIDS and malaria prevention, WASH, and voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC). Mr. Ackerson has led efforts to define and institutionalize a model for environmental compliance frameworks for government and non-government partners in health and safety. He holds a M.A. in international development, and a B.A. in political science – public health. Mr. Ackerson has a certification in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and is a Certified Environmental Professional (CEP).

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What Do Women Want? Clean Toilets in Healthcare Facilities

White Ribbon Alliance launched the global What Women Want campaign in 2018. The alliance asked 1.2 million women and girls from 114 countries, “What is your one request for quality reproductive and maternal healthcare services?” Their answers surprised many. Second only to respectful and dignified care, women asked for improved access to water, sanitation, and…