The Toilet Board Coalition brings together some of the most forward-thinking organisations in the sanitation space: Firmenich, Kimberly-Clark, LIXIL Corporation and Unilever represent the business sector; Dr Val Curtis of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Barbara Evans of the University of Leeds bring academic rigour to the table; and a number of development sector and governmental bodies bring their one-of-a-kind resources and specialist knowledge: Agence Française De Développement; the Asian Development Bank; the UK’s Department for International Development; Stone Family Foundation; WaterAid; Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP); Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC); the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Programme; the World Toilet Organization; Water and Sanitation for Africa; and UNICEF.
- Re: Influence of bad institutional sanitation on wider community - by: joeturner November 26, 2015Could it be anything about levels of intervention and/or supervision by outsiders? We have an expression in English about "seeing the wood for the trees", could it be something about local people not perceiving the seriousness of the sanitation problems in front of them (ie directly in their own clinic/health facility/office etc)? Or could it just […]
- Re: Presentations from Dry Toilet Conference in Finland in August 2015 - by: muench November 26, 2015Dear Jasmin, That's great, thanks a lot for uploading all these conference papers to the SuSanA library! I am wondering if it would be useful to also place a link here on the conference page for 2015 in case someone is looking for the papers there?: www.susana.org/en/resources/conference-materials-2/2015 What do you think? Regards, Elisabeth
- Re: EUROPEAN UNION DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE FOR DRINKING WATER SUPPLY AND BASIC SANITATION IN SUB-SAHARAN COUNTRIES - by: muench November 26, 2015Dear Jonathan, Thanks for highlighting this report about European Union Development Assistance in Africa. I have moved your post to the end of this existing thread, and have also moved the thread to this sub-category on monitoring and evaluation where it fits slightly better than in the sub-category on financing (although it would have fitted there as well). […]
- Re: Influence of bad institutional sanitation on wider community - by: relaxander November 26, 2015I would not find it surprising, if the number of users / facility was a significant factor in distinguishing institutions with well maintained vs. dirty facilities. But my next question would be: why do some institutions provide enough facilities, and others dont?
- Re: Influence of bad institutional sanitation on wider community - by: JKMakowka November 26, 2015joeturner wrote: I wonder why local Red Cross offices and government health offices have poor/dirty toilets. Is it just a low priority for the local health workers? heh, very good question In our case it wasn't a Red Cross office before and simply one of the few buildings left in a totally destroyed area (the place where Typhoon Haiyan hit). Add to that […]
- Re: Influence of bad institutional sanitation on wider community - by: joeturner November 26, 2015
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