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: CuveWaters: Sanitation & Water Reuse in Namibia - by: muench October 7, 2015For those of you with an interest in the CuveWaters project on wastewater reuse in Namibia (could be relevant as we discuss wastewater reuse here in another thread, too: forum.susana.org/forum/categories/40-gre...r-valentina-lazarova), I wanted to point out that an update about this project was given at the SuSanA meeting in September in Stockholm. Find it h […]
- Re: Working directly with manual emptiers - any experience? - by: nicolag October 7, 2015Hi Remi In Water for Peopple Malawi we were 'upgrading' people from manual emptying to using a Gulper (There is still no other equipment for the denser parts of Blantyre). The incentive we offered is that our team of marketing interns would find customers for them to ensure they had a minimum amount of business per month in the first months. We mar […]
- Re: Going to scale: An introduction to this discussion and an invitation to engage - by: TraceyKeatman October 7, 2015Depinder Kapur added these fascinating comments to the WSSCC CoP forum: Experience from Maharashtra village leaders who have successfully championed community wide sanitation coverage using a mix of individual subsidy incentives and social coercion was that some villages may achieve ODF withing a week or two and some take long. In most villages, there is a l […]
- Re: ODF and Slippage - Introduction and questions for discussion - by: TraceyKeatman October 7, 2015Nanpet Chuktu, from the WSSCC CoP has shared the following: Thank you for starting this discussion. I am from Nigeria and Concern Universal. We are supporting the GSF programme here as Executing Agency. My comments are on the following: Patterns of Slippage: Patterns of slippages we have here are: inter and intra communal conflicts which result in displaced […]
- Re: Brief on pit emptying as a business - by: JKMakowka October 7, 2015Thanks for posting this. I found the comment about the low demand for equipment very interesting (see also my comment in the other thread). I guess in many places the existing entrepreneurs are in a position were they are supplying a service to a small niche market and are not so interested in risking that market by scaling up their services.
- Re: CuveWaters: Sanitation & Water Reuse in Namibia - by: muench October 7, 2015
- The cost-effective way to protect against future Ebola outbreaks October 5, 2015At the height of the Ebola outbreak, we received reports of an astonishing statistic: all 284 open defecation- free communities were reporting that they were also Ebola-free, despite being surrounded by Ebola hotspots. Was there a link between being open defecation free and Ebola-free? Or between the Community-Led Total Sanitation process and Ebola resistanc […]6
- Amazing Success for Bangladesh in Sanitation October 5, 2015Bangladesh achieved amazing success in sanitation in 15 years. As much as 33 percent people used to defecate in the open in the year 2000, whereas the figure is now only 1 percent. At the South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN), a SAARC ministerial meeting to be held in Dhaka in next January, Bangladesh will be declared a ‘country free from open defec […]6
- 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
- The cost-effective way to protect against future Ebola outbreaks October 5, 2015
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