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: Ground water pollution from leach pit toilets (question from India) - by: F H Mughal July 5, 2015Dear Pawan, With respect to your first post, I'm attaching 2 publications. One is by USEPA (Drinking Water from Households - see pp. 14), and the other one is titled: Guidelines for separation distances based on virus transport between on-site domestic wastewater systems and wells. I trust, you will find them useful. Regards, F H Mughal
- Re: How we can address Pastoral rural community's to use latrines - question from Somalia - by: bones July 5, 2015I'm familiar with a similar proverb 'old habits die hard'. Getting people to change their behavior is usually a very difficult thing. Understanding why they do what they do can be an important first step. It could be as simple as convenience - it's easier to relieve myself here, than walk hundreds of meters to the nearest latrine.
- Re: The Cup Kenya - a new program on menstrual cups to educate and empower girls living in challenging environments - by: Camilla July 5, 2015Hi Elisabeth, Thank you for your questions and interest in my new project The Cup. Why I left Peepoople, well it just happened. I am a fighter and like to be in the front line. When identified in Kibera that so many girls were selling themselves for pads I was shocked. Some say 30 to 50% of the girls between 9-18 feel forced to have sex to get money for pads […]
- Re: Public Finance at National Level - by: HAPitot July 4, 2015Sowmya was writing: We need to shift perspective: to view sanitation facilities as, in costing terminology, revenue / profit center and NOT as a cost center. Then, we work backwards viz., instead of focusing on tariffs and taxes being inadequate / infeasible, ask: what are the revenues that can be raised from a household toilet and the sanitation system? For […]
- Re: Public Finance at National Level - by: Sowmya July 4, 2015Dear All, While reading Catarina's article, I found an article on "climate-smart agriculture" by following a related links on the Guardian's website. Why is it that climate change (which is not a sub-sector of agriculture) has been integrated so well with agriculture that we have a "Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture" […]
- Re: Ground water pollution from leach pit toilets (question from India) - by: F H Mughal July 5, 2015
- CLTS Knowledge Hub activities at WEDC Conference 27-31 July June 17, 2015The CLTS Knowledge Hub will be offering four CLTS-related activities at the upcoming international WEDC Conference which is taking place in Loughborough from the 27-31 July 2015.6
- Shit Stunts: Refocusing Priorities in Nutrition and WaSH June 15, 2015Integration of Nutrition and WaSH programmes was the key topic discussed at the multi sectorial panel seminar hosted by Irish Aid, the IFGH and the Development Studies Association of Ireland on the 19th May.6
- Webinar on CLTS and Sustainability June 15, 2015Sustainability is without doubt one of the most burning subject matters that subsumes many of the issues that we are seeing in CLTS and wider WASH practice.On Wednesday 24th June, from 14.00-15.30 BST (convert to your time zone here), the CLTS Knowledge Hub will offer a webinar on the subject.6
- State steps up sanitation drive May 5, 2015Over 50 female leaders from around the world recently published a declaration calling for the end of poor sanitation and hygiene in the developing world. Among those leaders are the first ladies of Madagascar and Malawi, both of whom announced the declaration in Washington, D.C.6
- Women Leaders target need for sanitation and hygiene April 30, 2015Over 50 female leaders from around the world recently published a declaration calling for the end of poor sanitation and hygiene in the developing world. Among those leaders are the first ladies of Madagascar and Malawi, both of whom announced the declaration in Washington, D.C.6
- CLTS Knowledge Hub activities at WEDC Conference 27-31 July June 17, 2015
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