New Delhi promised to build hundreds of public toilets for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Only 9 were built, and none of them are functioning. This short report from Al Jazeera’s Sohail Rahman highlights the fact that over 50 per cent of Indians have no access to clean toilets. It focuses on the lack of facilities in India’s growing cities and in schools. The report features rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, the inevitable Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International and UNICEF India’s Suzanne Coates.
- Re: Exposure to WASH-borne hazards: A scoping study on peri-urban Ger areas in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - by: JKMakowka September 23, 2014Thanks for sharing this, very interesting; especially since this ACF project is one of the few with a really serious service chain approach to urban sanitation with dry-toilets. I have been following it for a while now (got first in contact with it through the german IWRM-MoMo project in 2012) and I really think this deserves more attention even though it is […]
- Re: Could we have a forum post editor that is a "what you see is what you get" (WYSIWYG)? - by: Hans September 23, 2014WYSIWYG-editor for SuSanA Wiki, but no WYSIWY-editor for the SuSanA forum: is that a contradiction? In addition to the forum thread on using WYSIWY editing: the new WYSIWYG editor for the SuSanA Wiki represent very limited security risks for the SuSanA platform. When saving a page the normal MediaWiki renderer will render the page and filter out all syntax w […]
- Action items from WG9 Session in Stockholm - by: smunyana September 23, 2014Here are the action items that came out from the Working Group 9 Session in Stockholm . We would love to get thoughts and feedback from WG9 members. Also, if you are interested in taking something on, definitely let us know 1. The group felt that it was important to have best practice examples of sanitation businesses. To do this, the group agreed on the nee […]
- Re: Health information on Wikipedia is going from strength to strength - can we do the same for sanitation (together with others)? - by: WikiDocJames September 23, 2014Yes NIH stands for National Institute of Public Health With respect to editing about SuSanA, yes if the content added is supported by references and if their is no financial issues it is not an issue. Have fixed the naming issue J
- Re: Health information on Wikipedia is going from strength to strength - can we do the same for sanitation (together with others)? - by: muench September 23, 2014Interesting and encouraging to hear of this example. What is NIH exactly? I googled it and found this one: National Institutes of Health in the USA, is that the one you mean? www.nih.gov/ Secondly, what does this mean in practice: People here [...] need to be careful about editing the article on SuSanA itself. ? It is obvious that one would try to write in a […]
- Re: Exposure to WASH-borne hazards: A scoping study on peri-urban Ger areas in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - by: JKMakowka September 23, 2014
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