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.
- Re: Going to scale: An introduction to this discussion and an invitation to engage - by: suvojitc October 4, 2015Thanks Sujoy! And good to get in touch. Do post some information on how we can get updates on the progress you make. I am sure there will plenty of important lessons for everyone in there.
- Re: Going to scale: An introduction to this discussion and an invitation to engage - by: suvojitc October 4, 2015Thanks for your comment, Depinder. I was hoping to hear from you! Fortunately, I have heard of the Maharashtra story through the newsletter. I agree that setting out a model where one says Triggering +n days, there is 100% ODF is aiming for the impossible, purely theoretical, and therefore, the wrong approach. But also interested in hearing from you, and oth […]
- Re: Reuse of Wastewater - by: mwaniki October 4, 2015Dear Eng. Mughal Kindly note that we reprinted a related paper entitled “Investing in the Reuse of Treated Wastewater” in the May-June 2014 edition of the Africa Water, Sanitation & Hygiene”. The paper was prepared by Chris Scott of International Water Management Institute (IWMI). It was revised by Salah Darghouth, Water Adviser for the Agriculture and R […]
- Inputs from the WSSCC LinkedIn CoP - by: TraceyKeatman October 4, 2015Hi everyone, there have been additional inputs into this discussion from the WSSCC CoP. I've copied the messages for your consideration: From Takudzwa Noel Mushamba: Thank you Tracey for the insightful discussion. I am a Zimbabwean graduate student based in Turkey. I am an engineer by profession I worked in Zimbabwe and Namibia. I am not an expert in be […]
- Reuse of Wastewater - by: F H Mughal October 4, 2015Reuse of Wastewater Reuse of treated municipal wastewater is normally taken as an intervention that supplements water supply. That is rightly so, since in most cases in developing countries, the treated municipal wastewater is used for irrigation of road greenbelts, golf courses, parks and playgrounds. I recently came across an interview of Dr. Valentina Laz […]
- Re: Going to scale: An introduction to this discussion and an invitation to engage - by: suvojitc October 4, 2015
- 4th Annual Menstrual Hygiene Management in Wash in Schools Virtual Conference September 17, 2015UNICEF and the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University are hosting a free virtual conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in WASH in Schools on Thursday 22nd October 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT). The theme is 'Championing MHM in Schools Through Evidence and Advocacy'.6
- Benue to host sanitation conference September 9, 2015Benue State Government has pledged its readiness to host the next Nigerian CLTS conference.6
- Mbulu and Mulongwe chiefdoms become ODF September 3, 2015Mbulu and Mulongwe chiefdoms in Samfya district deserve commendation for joining other chiefdoms in attaining Open Defecation Free (ODF) status; a development aimed at inducing sustainable behavioural change and practices in hygiene and sanitation.6
- Art students invent new device for cleaning menstrual pads, hygienically and discreetly August 13, 2015A group of students at Art Center College of Design in California have built a low-cost, easy-to-use tool, called Flo, to wash and dry reusable sanitary cloths.6
- The human right to water and sanitation July 15, 2015Water and sanitation are fundamental human rights, and providing access through CLTS is a way of empowering the most unconnected and disadvantaged6
- 4th Annual Menstrual Hygiene Management in Wash in Schools Virtual Conference September 17, 2015
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