BUILDING KNOWLEDGE. IMPROVING THE WASH SECTOR.

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SHARE contributes to achieving universal access to effective, sustainable and equitable sanitation and hygiene by generating evidence to improve policy and practice worldwide

Some of our key research locations

Other Countries

SDI/Zimbabwe Homeless Peoples' Federation

Outside of SHARE’s focus countries, we have also supported a range of research projects in several other countries on the following topics:Read more

Tanzania

WaterAid/Behailu Shiferaw

Tanzania is one of the largest countries in sub-Saharan Africa and is home to more than 52 million people. Only 16% of Tanzanians have accessRead more

India

WaterAid/Areeb Hashmi

A middle-income country with a population of over 1 billion, poverty in India is a complex issue with just under a third of the populationRead more

Bangladesh

WaterAid/GMB Akash/Panos

Bangladesh is one of the most populous countries in the world and just under half of its 159 million population lives on less than US$2 a dayRead more

New resources

Assessing peri-urban sanitation quality

This paper, published by Tidwell et al. (2018) in The Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, highlights how a Peri-Urban Healthy Toilet Index (PUHTI) was created for measuring on-site, peri-urban sanitation quality in Lusaka, Zambia. Applying the PUHTI tool showed that while 87%...
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Aetiology of Diarrhoea in Children Under

This study, conducted by Chisenga et al. (2018) and published in Pediatric Infectious Disease , aimed to document viral, bacterial and protozoan enteric pathogens responsible for causing moderate-to-severe diarrhoea among children under five presenting at public health facilities in Zambia...
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Some of our projects

Contamination of Commuters' Hands

This research identified the faecal pathogens present on the hands of commuters in Dhaka and found contamination levels to beRead more

City-Wide Sanitation

SDI-CCODE

The SHARE-funded City-Wide Sanitation project is investigating the failures of conventional approaches to urban sanitation, many ofRead more

SuperAmma

Jointly funded by SHARE and the Wellcome Trust , SuperAmma (SuperMum) is a unique handwashing intervention that set out to testRead more

Vaccination & Hygiene Promotion

WaterAid/Yael Velleman

Diarrhoea is a leading cause of death in children under 5 years of age, due mostly to failures to increase access to safe water andRead more

Latest Updates

Blog
I recently published a learning report which documents SHARE’s experience using outcome mapping to plan, monitor, and evaluate research uptake. This blog shares a summary of our experience for academic organisations, research consortiums, M&E specialists – and anyone else aiming...
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8 Aug 2018
News
Pit latrines may not be a major threat to groundwater contamination as very few instances of such contamination have shown to occur in a new icddr,b study. Consumed directly as drinking water, groundwater is contaminated more often due to poor...
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5 Sep 2017