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.
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- Re: Has anyone tried to develop a DALY for sanitation? - by: joeturner March 23, 2017Sandy Cairncross at the LSHTM and collaborators have been producing papers looking at DALYs saved with sanitation for a while, and the results are always quite surprising. One of his recent papers is this one: journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?i...journal.pmed.1000367
- Has anyone tried to develop a DALY for sanitation? - by: kengelly March 23, 2017Hi everyone, PSI is big on measuring our health impact, as many of you may know. We do a lot of work in reproductive health, family planning etc. and calculate the likely impact one an individual's health if they adopt a certain product or method. But of course, that's super, super complicated for sanitation. (And really, how much does having a toi […]
- Re: Working Group 6 members: Take part in our Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon 19-21 March ! Example: new article on decentralized wastewater systems - by: Decentral March 23, 2017Dear Elisabeth, Thanks for the improvements, the article looks very well now. I did add 2 sentences in the second paragraph of the background, underlining the necessity of the conveyance structure. Regarding the illustration - yes, I would like to add something meaningful, but can not find any suitable photo or scheme. Did look up the 'flikr' photo […]
- Re: HDPE septic tank apply to the Rural sewage treatment in China and South east Asia - by: Dana March 23, 2017Hi Juliana, Thanks for sharing information on HDPE septic tanks. I'm based in Ghana and here we have access to plastic septic tanks, 3000 and 6000 liters. They are roto-molded. As you mention the cost is high, approximately twice the cost of a tank make using ferro-cement. How do you recommend producing HDPE tanks to lower the production cost?
- Re: WG 1: Take part in SuSanA's Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for World Water Day (19th/20th March)! - by: millieadam March 22, 2017I made some edits to the capacity building page - hope to make more soon!
- Re: Has anyone tried to develop a DALY for sanitation? - by: joeturner March 23, 2017
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