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: Theme 2: Implementation Level - by: koushikibnrj September 26, 2016Hello Belinda, I would like to introduce the current work i am engaged in as an UNICEF WASH State Consultant in Govt of Maharashtra, India. I am currently working with the Tribal Development Department. The main objective of the program is to start the first line of discussion of the importance of WASH in Residential Ashramshalas( schools). The tribal popula […]
- Re: Quantum Drinking Water Disinfection with Zero Energy and No Chemicals - by: clint September 25, 2016Hola Amigos, To help understand how the Quantum Disinfection System can be installed and protected from "masking" the Silente media, I have attached a photo with the proper components and descriptions. If a gravity supply system can be incorporated, the pump is unnecessary, the cost for electricity is eliminated and the purchase, maintenance and op […]
- Re: US-FDA bans many common antimicrobial soap ingredients - by: mwaniki September 25, 2016Hi Makawka, This piece was reported in the Africa Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Sept – Oct 2016 Vol.11 No.5 page 34 early this month but from a different source and entitled “FDA Bans 19 Chemicals Used in Antibacterial Soaps”. If you wish to view the version you could kindly visit the link at: www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/0...-antibacterial-soaps […]
- Estimating the potential for resource recovery from productive sanitation in urban areas - by: ddiba September 24, 2016Dear All, This is to introduce to you my MSc thesis which is now uploaded in the SuSanA library. This thesis was done at the Stockholm Environmental Institute as part of the Resource Value Mapping (REVAMP) project, working with Kim Andersson and Arno Rosemarin and being supervised by Helfrid Schulte-Herbrüggen at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. It is embe […]
- Re: Makers and Shakers of Urban Sanitation: Unthinking the Debate - by: nityajacob September 24, 2016To answer Renu's first question, on whether urban sanitation needs an expanded definition, the answer is yes. In cities sanitation means closing the nutrient loops separately for water and solids, and the process for each is different. Each is necessary because of the high densities involved, lack of space and costs that they carry both for treatment an […]
- Re: Theme 2: Implementation Level - by: koushikibnrj September 26, 2016
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