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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- using a double vault vermi-digesters for single households (max 10 people) in high density areas of Lusaka? - by: goeco October 23, 2017Hi Hajo, But with the design having NO isolation between rubble and underground, it is accepted that (a major part of) the effluent percolates into the underground because water always flows downwards and the roots of the bananas entering the rubble from top will only soak and eva-transpirate a smaller part of it. Correct? No, not quite. Percolating into the […]
- Municipal Online Technical Tools - by: Pitso October 23, 2017i really like this tool, It can work well in Lesotho because we are still too far in protecting the Environment; access to clean water and sanitation services and improper solid waste are our main issues
- Caractérisation des filières de gestion des matières de Toilettes Sèches Mobiles en France - by: Florent October 23, 2017Bonjour à tous, l'étude nationale française sur la caractérisation des filières de gestion des matières de toilettes sèches mobiles (en évènementiel et sur des chantiers principalement) est finie. Cette étude aborde les impacts sanitaires (pour les usagers et le personnel de gestion) et environnementaux dans la gestion des matières de la collecte à la v […]
- Shared Sanitation - by: F H Mughal October 21, 2017Shared Sanitation Experts, like Barbara Evans, Andrés Hueso, Richard Johnston, Guy Norman, Eddy Pérez, Tom Slaymaker and Sophie Trémolet (formerly of Tremolet Consulting, now in World Bank), have written a editorial titled: Editorial: Limited services? The role of shared sanitation in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. They have urged the policymak […]
- Can Sanitation be Improved by “Trees?” - by: F H Mughal October 21, 2017Can Sanitation be Improved by “Trees?” Despite great strides in improving access to water and sanitation, some 3 in 10 people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and 6 in 10, or 4.5 billion, lack safely managed sanitation, according to a new report by WHO and UNICEF (Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygi […]
- using a double vault vermi-digesters for single households (max 10 people) in high density areas of Lusaka? - by: goeco October 23, 2017