Update from the European Roundtable on WASH and NTDs
40 WASH and NTD specialists from across the globe are gathered in London to discuss inter-sectoral collaboration. Check out our blog to find out all the latest from the European Roundtable on WASH and NTDs. We're talking indicators! What is the value of existing WASH/NTD indicators? Where do gaps in current monitoring mechanisms lie? What indicators might best fill these gaps?
Less than 1/3 births in Tanzania take place in a water and sanitation safe environment
What is Research-into-Use? Why and how should it be prioritised?
A new journal paper, 'Identification of the potential opportunities, barriers, and threats within the sector in taking up sanitation as a business: rural sanitation in Nkhata Bay District (Malawi)', provides insights from the SHARE-funded research project ‘Private Sector Participation in the Delivery of Sanitation and Hygiene Services in Malawi’. It features two case studies of district-level business activities in the sanitation sector and makes recommendations for measures to mitigate the challenges identified when taking up sanitation as a business.
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This presentation features the main discussions and outcomes of the SHARE-convened European Roundtable on WASH and NTDs that took place in London (18th-19th September 2014). This presentation was given by Alexandra Chitty, Research Uptake Officer at the SHARE Research Consortium, on 23rd September 2014 at the annual NTD NGDO Network (NNN) meeting in Paris.
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This presentation features baseline and mid-term review findings from the SHARE-funded ‘Undoing Inequity: WASH programmes that deliver for all in Uganda and Zambia’ action-research project. This presentation was given by Jane Wilbur and Spera Atuhairwe at the SHARE seminar at World Water Week in Stockholm on 2nd September 2014.
JOURNAL ARTICLE: Where There Is No Toilet: Water and Sanitation Environments of Domestic and Facility Births in Tanzania
This SHARE-funded paper estimates that less than a third (30.5%) of all births in Tanzania take place in a setting with safe water and sanitation. This is an important finding particularly in light of the persistently high maternal mortality burden in Tanzania.
This video is one of the promotional materials used in the SHARE-funded food hygiene intervention trial in Nepal, conducted by Om Prasad Gautam.
This report provides information about the influence of gender and age upon community decision-making within the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) and among other residents in poor urban settlements where SDFN is active.
This video features the early impact of the SHARE-funded project “Undoing Inequity: Inclusive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programmes that Deliver for All” in the Amuria and Katakwi districts of Uganda.