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.
- Rich Earth Institute's 4th Annual Urine Diversion Summit - by: PhoebeGooding March 21, 2018Please join us for Rich Earth Institute's 4th Annual Urine Diversion Summit August 16th and 17th 2018 in Brattleboro, Vermont Keynote address from Dr. Sasha Kramer The Urine Diversion Summit is a convergence of passionate people working to transform human waste into a resource. Building upon the success of the past three summits, the conference will inc […]
- Contributing to World Water Day 22 March 2018: help us to improve these 10 Wikipedia articles - by: muench March 21, 2018Dear Roumiana, Thanks for your suggestions which were well received! They have inspired me to work on the article on water pollution more. I think I have improved it a bit now, see here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_pollution I have added more information about sanitation (lack of versus safely managed), see here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_pollution#On...y_ […]
- World Water Development Report 2018, Nature-based solutions for water - by: secretariat March 21, 2018Dear all, The United Nations World Water Development Report was launched on March, 19th 2018 during the 8th World Water Forum, and in conjunction to the World Water Day, the report demonstrates how nature‐based solutions (NBS) offer a vital means of moving beyond business‐as‐usual to address many of the world’s water challenges while simultaneously deliverin […]
- Contributing to World Water Day 22 March 2018: help us to improve these 10 Wikipedia articles - by: muench March 21, 2018A quick littly request: do you have any photos of World Water Day activities from last year which you could share? I'd quickly like to add some newer photos to the Wikipedia article on World Water Day which will see a spike in views tomorrow on 22 March, on World Water Day (hence the urgency). The current four photos are OK but are a bit old now and hav […]
- 16th World Toilet Summit Melbourne 20-21 Nov - by: Benno March 21, 2018The 2017 Toilet Summit was about action and awareness raising. Speakers shared about progressive municipal waste strategies, innovative new technologies, targeted actions, and equitable and accessible facilities. The primary focus of the summit was to present a sobering challenge to the world that while developed countries take the availability of potable wa […]
- Rich Earth Institute's 4th Annual Urine Diversion Summit - by: PhoebeGooding March 21, 2018