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.
- Depicting Poor Sanitation as Monster - by: F H Mughal February 24, 2018One website, Atlas Obscura - www.atlasobscura.com/articles/your-clima...ge-monsters-revealed - has shown climate change in the shape of animated monsters. This is, of course, to draw readers' attention to the menace of climate change - pretty interesting! Does a similar thing exist for poor sanitation? If not, then, I request WaterAid to kindly develop […]
- Poor Sanitation Also Affects Animals - by: F H Mughal February 23, 2018Poor Sanitation Also Affects Animals Human beings are badly impacted by poor sanitation. Overflowing gutters, broken manholes with sewage oozing out, sewage discharge in depressions and on vacant lands create unhygienic conditions. Not only people in developing countries are affected, people living in developed countries also suffer due to poor sanitation. I […]
- Solar treatment of feces? - by: SeptienS February 23, 2018Hi Tore! Actually we are conducting research about the deactivation of Ascaris eggs with temperature at the Pollution Research Group, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. We expect to present our results in a paper from a peer-review journal at the end of 2018 or beginning of 2019, and also during FSM5 conference. Please contact me if you need […]
- Solar treatment of feces? - by: Tore February 23, 2018I have gone back and read my responses and have not been able to find the word 'ahcart'. Where did I use it so I can intelligently respond?
- Solar treatment of feces? - by: Tore February 23, 2018Great information. Ascaris should die with a temperature of 65 degrees c. If you were able to reach 75 degrees at the bottom of the container then every biological pathogen should be dead. In the Namibian sun I would expect that the FS should dry very quickly which will help the pathogen dieoff and the temperature at the bottom of the container should be hig […]
- Depicting Poor Sanitation as Monster - by: F H Mughal February 24, 2018