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.
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- Re: Phase 3: Supporting sustainable sanitation through knowledge management and collaborative action within SuSanA - by: muench January 18, 2017Thank you. We are very happy about this grant! Actually this grant is very "internet and virtual world" focused. Most of the work will be achieved by improving the SuSanA platform and tools, such as Forum, Website, Wikipedia, working group leads support, knowledge management, project database, support of practitioners at country level using Oxfam a […]
- Re: Worm toilets and deworming tablets - by: muench January 18, 2017I had a chance to raise this topic with somebody involved with mass deworming yesterday. She said I should be asking health experts about this but from her general knowledge she explained to me that: The anthelminthic drugs do not really "kill" the intestinal worms but they cause the worms to "let go of their hosts"; they can no longer at […]
- Re: Internship with Cairn Foundation - Cairn Centre of Excellence (CCOE) at Jodhpur, India - by: isabelleohlson January 18, 2017Hello Is this internship still on offer? Thanks, Isabelle
- Re: Discussion paper regarding a framework model for sanitation markets - Inputs and comments wanted!! - by: cecile January 18, 2017Hi Marijn, Sorry for not being so clear. What I meant is that the motivating factor for individuals (and by extension for populations) to invest in sanitation is often not related to their health or to the environment. Immediate impacts on people's lives underpin the choice to invest in sanitation rather than impacts visible in the long term such as hea […]
- Re: Urinoirs secs dans les rues de Paris, Lyon et Nantes - by: cecile January 18, 2017Bonjour Joseph, Il s'agit d'urinoirs publics. En l'absence d'installations sanitaires publiques, les passants (les hommes) urinent dans la rue contre les murs, en particulier dans certains quartiers comme les gares. C'est pourquoi l'article mentionne qu'"il y a des quartiers où cela relève de l'infection", c […]
- Re: Phase 3: Supporting sustainable sanitation through knowledge management and collaborative action within SuSanA - by: muench January 18, 2017
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