A three-member delegation of Global WASH Epidemiology Team, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta (USA) visited the PCRWR on September 15, 2022.

Visit of CDC–USA delegation to PCRWR to chalk out future collaboration

The delegation comprised of Dr. David Berendes, Team Lead, Dr. Kristen Heitzinger, Epidemiologist and Ms Molly Cantrell, Health Scientist. They had a meeting with Chairman, PCRWR and Dr. Hifza Rasheed, Secretary/Director General (WQ) to discuss the overall water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) situation in the country and the role of PCRWR in improved WASH specifically the availability of safe drinking water in the province and related challenges. After the meeting, Mr. Shafiq ur Rehman, Sr. Research Officer facilitated for their visit to the National Water Quality Laboratory of PCRWR. Mr. Shakeel Badshah, had also given demonstration of the newly developed solar water filtration system and hand operated water filtration system for flood affected areas.

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