SHARE contributes to achieving universal access to effective, sustainable and equitable sanitation and hygiene by generating evidence to improve policy and practice worldwide
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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
Malawi is one of the smaller countries in Sub-Saharan African and home to 16 million people. An estimated 35% of the Malawian population doesRead more
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
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
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%...
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...
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...
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...