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: Duncan Mara article on shared sanitation - by: Doreen May 24, 2016Dear Colleagues, I agree with Duncan Mara. It is ridiculous to say that shared toilets are not considered as improved sanitation and I simply don't understand how this was thought about. Shared sanitation facilities are paramount in low income urban areas and it is totally wrong to say that they are mostly unhygienic. The expectation that each family wi […]
- Re: More compact DEWATS technology? - by: jgoyani May 23, 2016Hi, we design DEWATS for various projects. Vortex supply by CSR. First working principle is intense aeration of the water as a polishing step, to reduce odor. Other benefit it reduce some BOD, as well as color, turbidity also. For more details and Purchase Vortex contact CSR. Regards Jignesh Goyani
- Duncan Mara article on shared sanitation - by: campbelldb May 23, 2016Below is the abstract of a recently published article by Duncan Mara. Shared sanitation: to include or to exclude? Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg (2016) 110 (5): 265-267. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trw029 Just over 600 million people used shared sanitation in 2015, but this form of sanitation is not considered ‘improved sanitation’ or, in the current terminology, ‘basic […]
- Re: Ph.D. thesis: “Operation of Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems (DEWATS) under tropical field conditions” now available - by: wambuak May 23, 2016Thanks Nicolas for sharing your thesis with us. I will share it with my graduate students if that is OK with you.
- Re: SuSanA monthly webinar 2: Collaborative monitoring, a prerequisite to achieve universal access to WASH, May 26th, 9:00 EDT (New York time) - by: wambuak May 23, 2016Raphaela, This will be my first time to participate in a webinar. However, my computer does not have a video camera. Will I be able to follow the presentation? Will it be possible for me to make comments using text messages?
- Re: Duncan Mara article on shared sanitation - by: Doreen May 24, 2016
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- 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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