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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


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


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


WaterAid/Jason Larkin

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

New resources

Hygiene Needs of Incontinence Sufferers

This report documents the findings of a WaterAid and SHARE-funded desk-based review on how WASH actors can better address the hygiene needs of people living with urinary and/or faecal incontinence in developing countries. Conducted by Chelsea Giles-Hansen, a public health/WASH consultant, in late...
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Impact of Community-Based WASH and Food

This briefing note outlines SHARE phase II research to be undertaken by MEIRU which will investigate the relative effectiveness of food hygiene and WASH community-based interventions in preventing diarrhoeal disease in children under five in Chikwawa District, Southern Malawi. It summarises the two...
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Some of our projects

Scaling Up EcoSan

This project, undertaken by the Bunda Agricultural College of Malawi and WaterAid , draws on synthesis of demographic data, socioeconomic andRead more

Scaling Up Mtumba

© NIMR/Yolanda Mbatia. Artisan cementing a signpost indicating directions to the sanitation centre at Katoma village in Geita.

The Mtumba approach to sanitation and hygiene draws on the best practices of existing participatory and promotion methodologies, to createRead more

Violence, Gender & WASH Toolkit

WaterAid/Jon Spaull

Although the lack of access to appropriate WASH services is not the root cause of violence, it can lead to increased vulnerabilities toRead more

Weaning Food Hygiene - Bangladesh

ICDDR,B/Sirajul Islam

Following the success of the Mali study , SHARE funded a small intervention study in rural Matlab, Bangladesh, to investigate whether theRead more

Latest Updates

In 2013/14, when working in the WASH sector in East Africa, I would often see ‘vulnerable groups’ identified in emergency assessment reports and humanitarian plans. It seemed to be expected that older people, those with physical disabilities and/or learning difficulties,...
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17 May 2016
In recognition that it is an increasingly emerging global priority, from 21st to 24th March 2016, SHARE, WHO and UNICEF brought together around 50 stakeholders including: WHO and UNICEF technical staff, health specialists, policy-makers, WASH experts and implementers, researchers and...
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28 Apr 2016