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: More compact DEWATS technology? - by: jgoyani May 23, 2016Hi, we design DEWATS for various projects. Vortex supply by CSR. First working principle is intense aeration of the water as a polishing step, to reduce odor. Other benefit it reduce some BOD, as well as color, turbidity also. For more details and Purchase Vortex contact CSR. Regards Jignesh Goyani
- Duncan Mara article on shared sanitation - by: campbelldb May 23, 2016Below is the abstract of a recently published article by Duncan Mara. Shared sanitation: to include or to exclude? Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg (2016) 110 (5): 265-267. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trw029 Just over 600 million people used shared sanitation in 2015, but this form of sanitation is not considered ‘improved sanitation’ or, in the current terminology, ‘basic […]
- Re: Ph.D. thesis: “Operation of Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems (DEWATS) under tropical field conditions” now available - by: wambuak May 23, 2016Thanks Nicolas for sharing your thesis with us. I will share it with my graduate students if that is OK with you.
- Re: SuSanA monthly webinar 2: Collaborative monitoring, a prerequisite to achieve universal access to WASH, May 26th, 9:00 EDT (New York time) - by: wambuak May 23, 2016Raphaela, This will be my first time to participate in a webinar. However, my computer does not have a video camera. Will I be able to follow the presentation? Will it be possible for me to make comments using text messages?
- Re: Kampala WASH Symposium with integrated 21st SuSanA Meeting - in Kampala, Uganda, 20-23 June 2016 + WG meetings - by: annetempel May 23, 2016Dear Daniel, thank you very much for your interest to attend the Kampala WASH Symposium. From your previous message I assume that you have applied for a scholarship from the organisers of the Symposium. The scholarship applications are currently reviewed and the organising committee will get back to you with an answer in the upcoming days. Thanks for your pa […]
- Re: More compact DEWATS technology? - by: jgoyani May 23, 2016
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- A Time for Global Action: Addressing Girls’ Menstrual Hygiene Management Needs in Schools March 16, 2016A lack of adequate guidance, facilities, and materials for girls to manage their menstruation in school is a neglected public health, social, and educational issue that requires prioritization, coordination, and investment.petra
- Webinar on the Partial Usage of Toilets- POSTPONED March 14, 2016This webinar is based on Norms, Knowledge and Usage the 7th edition of Frontiers of CLTS: Innovations and Insights. The webinar will question how serious the problem of partial usage of toilets is, why it occurs and what are the implications for policy, practice and research.petra
- Bad blood: the taboo on talking about periods is damaging lives March 3, 2016We have 5,000 euphemisms for menstruation, but we still can’t talk about it openly – and stop the stigma that’s harming women’s health and educationpetra
- A dirty secret April 8, 2016
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