The Presidential Candidate of the CPP, Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom says when elected President, the first 100 days of his government will focus on issues of climate change as well as sanitation. He said well meaning but ineffective efforts to deal with the problem of sanitation can engender a national cancer. Dr. Nduom stated this at a Presidential debate on environment and climate change at the Fourth Annual Environmental Film Festival in Accra.
- Re: "Pulling" away from Open Defecation via Aspirational Marketing - by: denniskl December 20, 2014... and my apologies to Elisabeth for the "or even an Elisabeth" comment; that was very clumsily put and certainly does not reflect the respect I have for your experience, Elisabeth. That should have read "I will never be ..... (and especially an Elisabeth!)" Thank you Chris C for pointing out my badly phrased comment
- Re: Pathogen concentration in untreated fecal sludge - by: TeamWTR December 19, 2014We also found this references of articles that work with treated and untreated sludges hope they have information usefull to you: Blanca E. Jiménez C., Catalina Maya R. and Germán Salgado V. (2001). The Elimination of Helminth Ova, Fecal Coliforms, Salmonella and Protozoan Cyst by Various Physicochemical Processes in Wastewater and Sludge. Water Science and […]
- Re: Pathogen concentration in untreated fecal sludge - by: JKMakowka December 19, 2014While there might be a theoretical average pathogen burden on populations, which would be then passed on to sanitation systems, I don't see how that would make much sense to measure in on site sanitation systems, where one might be highly polluted as there is a infected person living in the household, while the one next door is free of most pathogens. O […]
- Re: Pathogen destruction in biogas plant vs ABR (Anaerobic Baffled Reactor) - by: JKMakowka December 19, 2014[Start of Page 2 of the discussion] Marijn Zandee wrote: One further comment, I think it would also be interesting to consider in the debate what the influence of pathogens that can be transferred between animals and humans is. Especially if some studies exist concerning the relative transmission rates of human-human and animal-human pathogen transfer in rur […]
- 2014 issues of the WASHplus Weekly - by: campbelldb December 19, 2014In 2014, the WASHplus Weekly compiled 4 issues on WASH & Nutrition, 2 issues on handwashing, and 8 issues on CLTS and other sanitation topics. Other topics include Learning from Failure, Ebola and WASH-related diseases, Multiple-Use Water Services, etc. Link
- Re: "Pulling" away from Open Defecation via Aspirational Marketing - by: denniskl December 20, 2014
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