For Global Handwashing Day 2012, this Weekly issue contains a literature review of 2012 handwashing studies that was compiled by the Global Public-Private Partnership on Handwashing. The review summarizes studies on the health impacts of handwashing, handwashing behavior, hand contamination and provides recommendations for implementers of handwashing programs.
- Re: Reply: Reusable Sanitary Pads - by: JKMakowka March 10, 2014Interesting. Are you presenting these to a wider audience sometimes in Uganda?
- Re: Reply: Reusable Sanitary Pads - by: RachelTTextiles March 10, 2014Dear Justice and Others interested in Mass-Produced Reusable Sanitary Pads. Transformation Textiles, has been in the back-ground of the MHM scene for the last 5 years as we have been working at taking the concepts of FHP (Feminine Hygiene Protection) line of products to a truly mass-produced model. To ensure insanely low prices, affordable to $2/day income e […]
- UDDT Demos and Replication Challenges - by: Kiku March 10, 2014Hellos, Over the last decade or so, sanitation measures have been incorporated in water supply infrastructure development (government and donor programs/projects)in Uganda. The standard approach to urban sanitation has been setting up demonstration toilets (usually UDDTs) at household level, training masons and construction of public sanitation facilities (a […]
- Re: Excel spreadsheets for descritive statistics of wastewater treatment performance - by: odirilep March 10, 2014Thank you for sharing these Excel files. They are really coming in handy... Phil
- Re: Moringa plant as handwashing soap - by: joeturner March 10, 2014Thank you, that is interesting. Can I just clarify that the review of which you speak was concerned with washing with soap and water rather than ash? I remain unconvinced about the overall benefits of handwashing. The reports I have seen, particularly those by Cairncross et al. tend to be review articles based on a lot of studies. The problem there is when i […]
- Re: Moringa plant as handwashing soap - by: F H Mughal March 10, 2014In the rural areas of Sindh, Pakistan, people, who resort to OD – open defecation (OD is common in the rural areas here), use ash or topsoil (whatever is available at the defecation spot) to clean their hand. The practice of using ash is in vogue here, in the rural areas, for the last many decades. Apart from ash, two important adjuncts are the vigorous rubb […]
- Re: Looking for a Gulper in West Africa - by: Kiku March 10, 2014Hello Steve, I hope the 'forget the Gulper' statement was simply a moment of adrenaline, and not a call to throw away the hard work and experiences that have gone into popularizing the Gulper. Improvements to technologies are welcome but we should also be cognizant of the amount of effort and resources required to move from prototypes to the market […]
- Re: The most expensive [VACUUM] sewer in the world - on island Bonaire, NL - by: AquaVerde March 10, 2014Dear Daniel, FYI, as a total fresher to the EUCOM-"system" and as the EUCOM-official "...for infrastructure projects for NEA & Aruba", during 2002-3 I was official "responsible" for a wrong "White Elephant" feasibility and master planing by the German consultant DORSCH on Bonaire. With all the personal consequences […]
- Re: UDDT Squat pan needed for Myanmar Project - by: JKMakowka March 10, 2014You could also make them locally with concrete: susana.org/lang-en/library/library?view=...p;type=2&id=1162 Also see these examples: www.flickr.com/photos/gtzecosan/5013678447/ www.flickr.com/photos/gtzecosan/5014284942/ www.flickr.com/photos/gtzecosan/7928287526/ www.flickr.com/photos/gtzecosan/7928291692/ Painting them with a thick rubber based paint ( […]
- Re: UDDT Squat pan needed for Myanmar Project - by: davidsutton March 10, 2014Thank you Florian I have just contacted Heinz-peter I currently have opportunity to install 67 uddt's in a village that can use the waste. Will save them using the local fields where the owners are angry about this practice as they damage the crops and cause a sticky sandle hazard, ha ha. More seriously in the past the villagers have died due to snake b […]
- Re: Reply: Reusable Sanitary Pads - by: JKMakowka March 10, 2014
- SuSanA news mail March 2014 March 4, 2014Dear SuSanA members and partners, This news mail informs you about the latest news from SuSanA and the SuSanA partners. The newsmail is sent to 4688 subscribers and contains the following topics: 1. SuSanA cities working group meeting in Delhi, India on 23 March 2014 2. SuSanA Breaking the taboo sanitation cartoon competition 3. Preparation underway to launc […]
- Season's Greetings from the SuSanA Secretariat December 18, 2013SuSanA and Sanitation Highlights from 2013...
- SuSanA news mail November 2013 November 11, 2013Dear SuSanA members and partners The newsmail informs you about the latest news from SuSanA and the SuSanA partners. This e-mail is sent to 4287 subscribers and contains the following topics: 1. SuSanA South Asia regional meeting in Bhaktapur, Nepal and side event at SACOSAN V 2. Feedback on the 17th SuSanA meeting on 31 August in Stockholm 3. November 19 is […]
- SuSanA news mail June 2013 July 9, 2013Dear SuSanA members and partners, This bi-monthly e-mail informs you about the latest news from SuSanA and the SuSanA partners. This e-mail is sent to 3894 subscribers and contains the following topics: Dr. Peter Morgan named 2013 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate Documentation of the SuSanA core group and key stakeholder meeting now online 17th SuSanA meeting […]
- SuSanA News Mail March 2013 online March 19, 2013Dear SuSanA members and partners, This monthly e-mail informs you about the latest news from SuSanA and the SuSanA partners. This e-mail is sent to 3593 subscribers and contains the following topics: 1. Status quo analysis of SuSanA 2008 to 2012 summary now available online 2. Add your voice to the next 5 years of SuSanA 3. The 4C networking campaign 4. Vide […]
- SuSanA news mail March 2014 March 4, 2014
- Dr Peter Morgan June 3, 2013Peter Morgan – one of my Champions − has been awarded this year’s Stockholm Water Prize. Really well deserved! Congratulations Peter!
- Good question! January 30, 2013The cover of the 10 January issue of The Economist:
- World Toilet Day November 19, 2012Today is World Toilet Day – see here and also ThePublicToilet.com. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, in association with Domestos, has released this report which is well worth reading: Toilets for Health.
- No toilet, no bride! November 16, 2012In the UK Daily Mail of 23 October: No toilet? Then no bride − the Indian government's bizarre new campaign to increase indoor lavatories. Well, that’s one way of promoting sanitation!
- Top three toilets? October 31, 2012From the Gates Foundation website (dated 14 August): ‘Bill Gates Names Winners of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge’:California Institute of Technology in the United States received the $100,000 first prize for designing a solar-powered toilet that generates hydrogen and electricity. Loughborough University in the United Kingdom won the $60,000 second place […]
- Dr Peter Morgan June 3, 2013
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