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

Kenya

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Kenya is among the top ten richest countries in Africa (IMF, 2015), but just under a third of its population has access to improved sanitationRead more

Bangladesh

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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

Zambia

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Although Zambia made great strides in improving access to improved forms of sanitation, an estimated 14% of the population practices openRead 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

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

Sanitation & Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

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The last in a series of five SHARE-funded studies , this Asian Institute of Public Health -led population-based cohort study in OdishaRead more

Menstrual Hygiene Matters

Recognising that there was a wealth of practical experience that had not yet been documented and synthesised for sharing/application,Read more

WASH & STH Systematic Review

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The second in this series of SHARE-funded studies exploring the impact of WASH on NTDs , this systematic review compiled and analysedRead more

Psychosocial Impact of Limited Access

Mothers and children with a Community Health Worker

The first in a series of four SHARE-WSSCC co-funded studies , this project comprised of three sub-components assessing: The social 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