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: Benefits of water quality, sanitation, handwashing and nutritional interventions for health and child development (Kenya, Bangladesh) - by: F H Mughal October 14, 2015Thank you, Dr. Jack. I'll be looking forward to the final reports. Regards, F H Mughal
- Re: Benefits of water quality, sanitation, handwashing and nutritional interventions for health and child development (Kenya, Bangladesh) - by: jcolford October 14, 2015Thanks for your interest in our project. Unfortunately, adding a third country at this stage of the study isn't possible. Several years of preparation were required to conduct the study in Kenya and Bangladesh in order to pilot the appropriate interventions. Carrying out such work in another country would require time and support far above the current r […]
- Re: ODF and Slippage - Introduction and questions for discussion - by: TraceyKeatman October 13, 2015Kamal Kar and team at CLTS Foundation (posted by Preetha Prabhakaran) from the WSSCC CoP has added: @AdityaSoni Hi. Yes there is a very successful urban example in India where systematic community-led methodologies developed by CLTS Foundation has been implemented. This is the Kalyani Municipality in West Bengal which was declared the first ODF urban town in […]
- Re: Introduction to theme 1: Holistic Comprehensive Systemic Change or Piecemeal Solutions? - by: cmaredkar October 13, 2015Sanitation problem is huge and thou we need systematic approach it needs to be flexible as per the demand of the community.The roles of different stakeholder also keep changing and need which need to be modified.But finally a good leadership who can create a revolution within the existing system.
- Re: Study recruitment for research on Sanitation in Flood-prone Areas (MPH student at the George Washington University School of Public Health) - by: jasonlopez October 13, 2015We are still looking for survey takers for our study on Sanitation in Flood-prone Areas. We are 6 surveys away from meeting our goals and need your help to get there. If you started the survey, and were unable to finish, feel free to take the survey again. If you have implemented or researched sanitation projects in flood-prone areas, please take a moment to […]
- Re: Benefits of water quality, sanitation, handwashing and nutritional interventions for health and child development (Kenya, Bangladesh) - by: F H Mughal October 14, 2015
- The cost-effective way to protect against future Ebola outbreaks October 5, 2015At the height of the Ebola outbreak, we received reports of an astonishing statistic: all 284 open defecation- free communities were reporting that they were also Ebola-free, despite being surrounded by Ebola hotspots. Was there a link between being open defecation free and Ebola-free? Or between the Community-Led Total Sanitation process and Ebola resistanc […]petra
- Amazing Success for Bangladesh in Sanitation October 5, 2015Bangladesh achieved amazing success in sanitation in 15 years. As much as 33 percent people used to defecate in the open in the year 2000, whereas the figure is now only 1 percent. At the South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN), a SAARC ministerial meeting to be held in Dhaka in next January, Bangladesh will be declared a ‘country free from open defec […]petra
- 4th Annual Menstrual Hygiene Management in Wash in Schools Virtual Conference September 17, 2015UNICEF and the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University are hosting a free virtual conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in WASH in Schools on Thursday 22nd October 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT). The theme is 'Championing MHM in Schools Through Evidence and Advocacy'.petra
- Benue to host sanitation conference September 9, 2015Benue State Government has pledged its readiness to host the next Nigerian CLTS conference.petra
- Mbulu and Mulongwe chiefdoms become ODF September 3, 2015Mbulu and Mulongwe chiefdoms in Samfya district deserve commendation for joining other chiefdoms in attaining Open Defecation Free (ODF) status; a development aimed at inducing sustainable behavioural change and practices in hygiene and sanitation.petra
- The cost-effective way to protect against future Ebola outbreaks October 5, 2015
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