More affordable sanitation technologies and participatory community interventions will make future hygiene promotion more effective, say two PhD-fellows Xuan Le Thi Thanh and Thilde Rheinländer. They have spent 16 months in ethnic minority communities in the Northern Province Lao Cai to do research on hygiene and sanitation promotion in the Danida-funded research project SANIVAT (Water Supply Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion in Vietnam). SANIVAT supports research and capacity building on the impacts of water, sanitation and hygiene interventions and investigates how people perceive hygiene, health risks and hygiene promotion.
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- Re: Starting Soon: TDS 12 "Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools - A neglected issue" - by: rajesh29 March 27, 2017Hi Everyone..... this is a welcome thought and I hope everyone would contribute to this discussion and and fruitful takeaway should be there for all by the end of the discussion. look forward..
- Re: How can we Involve Citizens in Policy Making for Urban Sanitation? What is the importance of participatory and transparent wastewater governance? - by: Marijn Zandee March 27, 2017Dear Mugal, I understand the idea is that NGOs can be involved to facilitate this process, but that the participation should really be from actual individual community members. Part of the idea is that this creates support in communities. Further, the involved citizens should be given a role in the implementation monitoring to provide accountability. As the […]
- Re: Commercially Viable Business Development Centers - by: ossai March 26, 2017Dear Genevieve, we are yet to integrate your concept of commercially Viable WASH Business Centre into our Rural Business Plan concept. However, I am of the opinion that your concept will resonate with our concept as it will serve as an additional value proposition. Am starting to process the integration ASAP, ofcourse it will require additional training of t […]
- Re: Commercially Viable Business Development Centers - by: kengelly March 26, 2017Hi Ossai, Thank you so much for the response. Our objective is to sell products such as latrine pans, covers, liners as well as to provide training (slab-making, installation, business management etc.) to local enterprises. With the microfinance institutions, were you able to integrate this type of work? Regards, Genevieve
- Re: How can we Involve Citizens in Policy Making for Urban Sanitation? What is the importance of participatory and transparent wastewater governance? - by: F H Mughal March 26, 2017Is involving citizens like involving NGOs, or, both are different? F H Mughal
- Re: Starting Soon: TDS 12 "Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools - A neglected issue" - by: rajesh29 March 27, 2017
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