- Re: Important review on shared sanitation - by: jonpar May 4, 2016thankyou Dan for sharing the findings from these 2 robust and comprehensive pieces of research which both point towards a very important conclusion : i) Sharing a sanitation facility with 1-2 other households can increase the risk of moderate-to-severe diarrhea in young children, compared to using a private facility. ii) Evidence confirms that private sanita […]
- online sanitation textbook on Wastewater Treatment Plants by ICRC & IOWater (France) - by: AquaVerde May 4, 2016Dear Colleagues, I recommend this online sanitation textbook about Wastewater Treatment Plants by ICRC & IOWater (France) (www.oieau.fr/?lang=en). You may save it in susana's online-library for easy access: ia801308.us.archive.org/21/items/1Wastew...reatment%20plant.pdf Difficult subjects made easy to understand by providing the most important […]
- Re: IWA Conference: Water and Pharmaceuticals – insights and perspectives for health and environment (12–13 April, Uppsala, Sweden) - by: arno May 4, 2016Further to this recent conference on pharmaceuticals in Sweden here are the presentations: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0gMdVBup...DzO5SH0e-Jef0EOeBCS9 and the proceeedings www.svensktvatten.se/utbildning/konferen...t-vatten-utveckling/
- Re: 28 May - Menstrual Hygiene Day - Campaign materials and Planning Guide available - by: Shawn May 4, 2016Looking forward to the French versions for sensitization in Togo. Thanks for such great resource materials Ina!
- Important review on shared sanitation - by: campbelldb May 4, 2016The current issue of PLoS Medicine has an important review on sanitation and hygiene and also below is an analysis of the review by Jonny Crocker and Jamie Bartram. Sanitation and Hygiene-Specific Risk Factors for Moderate-to-Severe Diarrhea in Young Children in the Global Enteric Multicenter Study, 2007–2011: Case-Control Study. PLoS Med, May 2016. Authors: […]
- Re: Important review on shared sanitation - by: jonpar May 4, 2016
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- Sanitation for all: Scaling up is hard to do March 31, 2016On World Water Day 2016, Jan Willem Rosenboom reflects on the challenges and opportunities for mepetra
- A Time for Global Action: Addressing Girls’ Menstrual Hygiene Management Needs in Schools March 16, 2016A lack of adequate guidance, facilities, and materials for girls to manage their menstruation in school is a neglected public health, social, and educational issue that requires prioritization, coordination, and investment.petra
- Webinar on the Partial Usage of Toilets- POSTPONED March 14, 2016This webinar is based on Norms, Knowledge and Usage the 7th edition of Frontiers of CLTS: Innovations and Insights. The webinar will question how serious the problem of partial usage of toilets is, why it occurs and what are the implications for policy, practice and research.petra
- Bad blood: the taboo on talking about periods is damaging lives March 3, 2016We have 5,000 euphemisms for menstruation, but we still can’t talk about it openly – and stop the stigma that’s harming women’s health and educationpetra
- A dirty secret April 8, 2016
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While on a mission in Bangladesh I visited a tea stall where I saw a lot of men getting their daily cup of tea. Tea stalls are a common phenomenon in Bangladesh, it is a place where people gather not just for tea, but to hang out and talk freely about whatever is important to them. Male field workers in the BRAC WASH programme have started visiting these stalls to discuss sanitation and hygiene practices.
Forum theatres are one of WaterAid’s new approaches of improving hygiene in Bangladesh by focusing on men. See below photos of a pilot show in Jogdol bazaar, Magura in west Bangladesh.
Hygiene promotion for men is also being addressed in an EU-funded rehabilitation project in Nepal being carried out by NGO Nepal Water for Health (NEWAH), with support from the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre. Read more in IRC’s Source Bulletin.
Local health workers in Nepal are performing in village plays to promote men’s hygiene.
It’s an innovative way of getting the hygiene message across to the target audience – men. Targeting men is not easy because, in many districts, men go to India for six months at a time for work.
Read more: IRC, 19 June 2009