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: Biodigesters in Africa - by: JKMakowka August 21, 2014GrahamK wrote: Then I discovered that small biogas digesters are use widely in India with food and crop waste and wondered why not one African contact had mentioned this possibility - especially for urban areas? Here in east Africa relatively simple small scale "floating drum" digester made out of plastic tanks are being produced and sold commercia […]
- The new SuSanA Flyer - Final - by: Friederike August 21, 2014Dear SuSanA Community, Thank you for your comments and useful input respecting the SuSanA flyer. We are happy to tell you, that the flyer is in process of printing now and we could include a lot of your suggestions of improvement. Therefore we changed the order of the photos; it has now a more logical flow, as it shows bad sanitation situations on the left a […]
- Re: Pivot Plant: Converting human waste to fuel to finance complete sanitation (Waste Enterprisers Holding and Pivot Ltd, Kenya) - by: kevintayler August 21, 2014Dear Tim Thanks for your earlier answer. This topic has stimulated my interest. I have been working on other aspects of FSM over the last 3 years but have not really looked at re-use options. I would like to return to my initial question concerning the amount of dried sludge available. Based on a population of 1.2 million, the 50 tonnes of dried solids per d […]
- Re: A grey water dam for the treatment and reuse of grey water for single and multiple households - by: Ababu August 21, 2014Dear HA Thank you again for the information especially on detergents and on the need for monitoring the use of chemicals in washing. I also agree with your suggestion and with that of Mohammad as well. The problem may also occur at a later stage due to accumulation although apparently for now the plants seem to grow well. Best regards Ababu
- Re: Biodigesters in Africa - by: GrahamK August 21, 2014Dear Elisabeth, I have added to my personal details but found no place for the following: As an engineer, now retired, I have been making contact with many poor Africans over the years introducing them to small modern devices and materials that might be useful and easily imported. Amongst such items/techniques are solar and garden devices and plastic sheetin […]
- Re: Biodigesters in Africa - by: JKMakowka August 21, 2014
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