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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- Essentials of Menstrual Hygiene Management - by: F H Mughal April 30, 2017Essentials of Menstrual Hygiene Management A recent paper by Libbet C. Loughnan, et al., advisor to the World Bank, titled: What can existing data on water and sanitation tell us about menstrual hygiene management, available at www.developmentbookshelf.com/doi/pdf/10.3362/1756-3488.2016.019 gives useful essentials of menstrual hygiene management (MHM). The a […]
- Open access - by: F H Mughal April 30, 2017Open access [/b] Quite often, I come across with articles that carry the label of open access. By default, I always consider this as a free access article. At times, I’m mistaken. A interesting blog by Marianne Renkema, who works in the library of Wageningen University, as team leader of the group Education Support appeared recently ( weblog.wur.eu/openscien […]
- Re: Sanitation Product Development for Sub-Saharan Africa - affordable, aspirational latrine products, SaTo (American Standard Brands, USA and Water for People) - by: aashenafia April 30, 2017Thanks for the information Jim. I appreciate that. Ashenafi
- Forum will be offline for maintenance and upgrading this Thursday 27 May for 24 hours! - by: JKMakowka April 29, 2017Great that RSS is working nicely now! Would it be possible to enable SSL (https://) encryption? Otherwise passwords etc. are transmitted insecure (Firefox is complaining) and in general it is good practice to have it as the default option. See letsencrypt.org/ for an easy way of getting the needed certificate. Edit: in the mobile view the menu is sorted with […]
- India Sanitation Conclave, 27-28 April, New Delhi - by: nityajacob April 29, 2017Dear all, The Facebook page of the Conclave is available here for updates. While the secretariat compiles the proceedings, please visit this for a quick overview of how it went and the awardees. An edited video feed is available here . This encapsulates the event. Regards Nitya
- Essentials of Menstrual Hygiene Management - by: F H Mughal April 30, 2017