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Financial indicators for water and sanitation at national level: what do we really need to know and early warning system :: IRC

Financial indicators for water and sanitation at national level: what do we really need to know and early warning system :: IRC | Sanitation Updates | Scoop.it
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Waste to Wealth Project – UN University

About The Waste To Wealth Initiative at UNU-INWEH: Lack of appropriate treatment of human waste, especially in rural communities, is unnecessarily contributing to morbidity and mortality.
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The Sanitary Movement – A John Snow Epilogue

Published on Dec 5, 2015 Support us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon Watch the Broad Street Pump series! http://bit.ly/1NRSAsL John Snow's report on the causes of cholera provided yet more evidence of the dangers of filthy cities.
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In a Good Place What’s the solution to India’s sanitation crisis? It’s not just more toilets

In a Good Place What’s the solution to India’s sanitation crisis? It’s not just more toilets | Sanitation Updates | Scoop.it
In a Good Place What’s the solution to India’s sanitation crisis? It’s not just more toilets. Story by Ann Schraufnagel, Photography by Emily H. Johnson| Source: Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine, Spring 2016 | "Don’t you know what a toilet is?
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Water, sanitation and hygiene for accelerating and sustaining progress on neglected tropical diseases: a new Global Strategy 2015–20

Water, sanitation and hygiene for accelerating and sustaining progress on neglected tropical diseases: a new Global Strategy 2015–20. Int. Health (2016) 8 (suppl 1): i19-i21. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihv073.
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Understanding women’s decision making power and its link to improved household sanitation: the case of Kenya

Understanding women's decision making power and its link to improved household sanitation: the case of Kenya. Jnl Wat San Hyg for Dev, Feb. 2016. Abstract/order info Authors: Mitsuaki Hirai, Jay P.
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New tactics to nudge habit change for open defecation behavior

New tactics to nudge habit change for open defecation behavior | Sanitation Updates | Scoop.it
New tactics to nudge habit change for open defecation behavior | Source: World Bank Water Blog, March 31 2016 | Open defecation remains a critical global health challenge, affecting almost 1 billion people around the world and contributing significantly...
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Disgust, Shame, and Soapy Water: Tests of Novel Interventions to Promote Safe Water and Hygiene

Disgust, Shame, and Soapy Water: Tests of Novel Interventions to Promote Safe Water and Hygiene.  Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 3, no. 2 (June 2016): 321-359. Authors: Raymond P.
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Community-led total sanitation (CLTS) sustainability management plan in Niger

Published on Apr 20, 2016 A member of the community-led total sanitation - CLTS committee in Gallo (Niger) introduces the annual CLTS management plan developed by the village to sustain the ODF (Open Defecation Free) status of the village which was...
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Impact of WASH interventions during disease outbreaks in humanitarian emergencies: A systematic review protocol

Impact of WASH interventions during disease outbreaks in humanitarian emergencies: A systematic review protocol, 2016. Authors: Yates, Travis, Vijcic, Jelena Joseph, Myriam Leandre, Lantagne, Daniele Full text The purpose of this document is to...
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Handbook on Accessible Household Sanitation for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs)

Handbook on Accessible Household Sanitation for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs), 2015. Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation, Swachh Barat Mission.
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WaterAid – Water: At What Cost? The State of the World’s Water 2016

WaterAid - Water: At What Cost?The State of the World’s Water 2016 Full text Our new report, launched to mark World Water Day 2016, reveals that the poorest people in the world are paying the highest price for safe water – and calls on governments...
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The Next Generation of Sanitation Businesses

The Next Generation of Sanitation Businesses | Sanitation Updates | Scoop.it
The Next Generation of Sanitation Businesses | Source: The Practitioner Hub for Inclusive Business, April 4 2016 | In the past few years, governments and the development community have seriously stepped up their efforts to tackle the sanitation...
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Ruminants contribute fecal contamination to the urban household environment in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Ruminants contribute fecal contamination to the urban household environment in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Env Sci Tech, April 2016. Authors: Angela Harris, Amy Janel Pickering, et al.
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Sanitation Technology Experts gather in Leeds to Address Water-related Diseases

Sanitation Technology Experts gather in Leeds to Address Water-related Diseases | Sanitation Updates | Scoop.it
Sanitation Technology Experts gather in Leeds to Address Water-related Diseases | Source: Big News Network, April 6 2016| UNESCO's International Hydrological Programme (IHP) and Michigan State University (MSU) brought together more than twenty sanitation...
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Sustainable Solutions for Sanitation Challenges in Informal Settlements of Kigali, Rwanda

Sustainable Solutions for Sanitation Challenges in Informal Settlements of Kigali, Rwanda, 2015. Institute of Policy Analysis and Research – Rwanda.
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Nearly One Quarter of Global Deaths Environmentally Linked

Nearly One Quarter of Global Deaths Environmentally Linked | Sanitation Updates | Scoop.it
Nearly One Quarter of Global Deaths Environmentally Linked | Source: Voice of America, March 15 2016 | A new World Health Organization study estimates nearly one quarter of all annual global deaths - 12.6 million yearly - are from unhealthy...
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Access to Improved Sanitation in Informal Settlements: The Case of Dar es Salaam City, Tanzania

Access to Improved Sanitation in Informal Settlements: The Case of Dar es Salaam City, Tanzania. Current Urban Studies, Mar. 2016.
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A Time for Global Action: Addressing Girls’ Menstrual Hygiene Management Needs in Schools

A Time for Global Action: Addressing Girls’ Menstrual Hygiene Management Needs in Schools. PLoS Medicine, Feb 2016. Full text Authors: Marni Sommer , Bethany A. Caruso , Murat Sahin , Teresa Calderon , Sue Cavill , Therese Mahon .
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PPPHW – The State of Handwashing in 2015

The State of Handwashing in 2015. Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing.
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What can historical success teach us about tackling sanitation and hygiene?

What can historical success teach us about tackling sanitation and hygiene? | Sanitation Updates | Scoop.it
What can historical success teach us about tackling sanitation and hygiene? Source: Duncan Green, World Bank Blog, April 5 2016 | Ooh good, another ‘lessons of history’ research piece.
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SWIFT Story of Sustainable Change: Improving access to safe, sustainable sanitation in Nadapal, Turkana

SWIFT Story of Sustainable Change: Improving access to safe, sustainable sanitation in Nadapal, Turkana, 2016. OXFAM.
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Policy Note: Should Public Toilets Be Part of Urban Sanitation Solutions for Poor Families Living in Slums?

Policy Note: Should Public Toilets Be Part of Urban Sanitation Solutions for Poor Families Living in Slums? | Sanitation Updates | Scoop.it
Policy Note: Should Public Toilets Be Part of Urban Sanitation Solutions for Poor Families Living in Slums? April 2016. Emory University’s Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene.
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Open Defecation Ends in Bangladesh – Almost

Open Defecation Ends in Bangladesh – Almost | Sanitation Updates | Scoop.it
Open Defecation Ends in Bangladesh – Almost | Source: The Wire, March 7 2016 | Bangladesh has virtually eliminated open air defecation, bringing it down to only 1% of its population who do not have access to indoor toilet facilities.
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Achieving total sanitation and hygiene coverage within a generation – lessons from East Asia

Achieving total sanitation and hygiene coverage within a generation: lessons from East Asia, 2016. WaterAid.
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