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.
- Train Toilets - by: F H Mughal December 10, 2017Train Toilets Toilets in trains in Pakistan are always smelly. Perhaps that is the case as well in Indian trains. According to the blog of Lekshmi Priya ( www.thebetterindia.com/123842/tired-of-s...ets-that-wont-stink/ “toilets in railway coaches will no longer be stinky or blocked, for Indian Railways intends to roll out 100 coaches with imported bio-vacuum […]
- Call for papers for 7th IWA Conference on Resources Oriented Sanitation - by: Langergraber December 10, 2017The call for papers for the 7th IWA Specialized Conference on Resources Oriented Sanitation conference has been launched. The 7th IWA Conference on Resources Oriented Sanitation will be held together with the 15th IWA Specialized Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Systems from October 14-18, 2018 in Haifa, Israel. Deadline for submitting 2-page abstrac […]
- Reply: Roediger NoMix toilets - good or bad? And SANIRESCH final report (urine diversion project with UD flush toilets and treatment reactors in Eschborn, Germany) - by: prince December 10, 2017I support this urine+water to recycle abandoned farms because of land infertility. Hope this research will help more farmers in Uganda and Kenya if we replicate it here. Thanks Prince Maloba
- Manual Scavenging - by: F H Mughal December 9, 2017Manual Scavenging The second picture in: www.pacsindia.org/projects/advocacy-and-...is-manual-scavenging , the subline of which reads “A female manual scavenger carries out her work, emptying a dry latrine in Lucknow district, Uttar Pradesh,” is the sight which can be found in the rural areas of Sindh province, Pakistan. Look at the picture carefully, the wo […]
- Summary: The relevance of a cheap motorbike for Sanitation - by: vpost December 9, 2017Dear Kris, Thanks for your response. It is the ease of comparison that matters most both inside and between outside countries. Specific circumstances as indicated by you may thus be taken into account. We tried to address this in the full paper that is also in the SuSanA library: www.susana.org/en/knowledge-hub/resource...library/details/2895 . I am also att […]
- Train Toilets - by: F H Mughal December 10, 2017