The MapSan study aims to explore the links between sanitation, population density, and health outcomes in Maputo, Mozambique. The video describes a controlled, before-and-after trial of an urban sanitation intervention to reduce enteric infections in children:
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- Topic 4 - Is the current monitoring system under DISE adequate and how can it be improved and tied to the SDGs - by: Bellamonse September 19, 2017dear Dr Chary, thank you for your excellent post and statement. The achievements of India are very impressive and encouraging for other countries. As I understand the UDISE and SBSV have different purpose and cannot be exchanged. The UDISE is the equivalent to the Education Management Information System and contains all areas to be managed and monitored with […]
- Launch of new research network on built environment and insect-borne diseases - by: bovanetwork September 19, 2017Hello! Maybe some of the forum readers will be interested to hear about a new research network being established called the BOVA network. One of the risk factors for diseases carried by insects such as malaria, dengue fever and lymphatic filariasis is poor water and sanitation systems. Aedes mosquitoes which carry dengue live in water storage containers and […]
- Emergency Sanitation - Can you contribute to the Wikipedia Article? - by: muench September 19, 2017Dear Shingo, Thanks for your forum post and I agree with you: Google Translate is awesome! I am very happy that you found it. I still don't fully understand how these toilets work. Is there a flyer or website link which you could provide? Some schematics? Regarding photos, if you would like to make them available for Wikipedia articles, here is what you […]
- Clearing trash from pit latrines-A new device - by: rochelleholm September 19, 2017Just a forum update that last week we wrapped up field testing of Dale's devices here in Mzuzu, Malawi, it is essential to test new devices on real pit latrines under real conditions. Both the successes and challenges we experienced will improve the final device designs. More updates on the field testing to be posted soon.
- Topic 4 - Is the current monitoring system under DISE adequate and how can it be improved and tied to the SDGs - by: nityajacob September 19, 2017Dear all, Two concerns over monitoring and its uses: While the data collected by SBSV exceeds what is needed to conform to the SDGs, I would question the method of collection. Self-reporting has undermined the data quality in other fields, notable water and sanitation, and I have little reason to believe it is different in the case of education. What can be […]
- Topic 4 - Is the current monitoring system under DISE adequate and how can it be improved and tied to the SDGs - by: Bellamonse September 19, 2017