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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


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


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/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


Sustainable sanitation/Foter/CC BY

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

New resources

The Effect of Hygiene-Based Lymphedema M

Lymphedema of the leg and its advanced form, known as elephantiasis, are significant causes of disability and morbidity in areas endemic for lymphatic filariasis (LF), with an estimated 14 million persons affected worldwide. The WHO recommends that those who have lymphedema use simple hygiene-based...
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A Farm to Fork Risk Assessment for the U

This paper draws on SHARE PhD Student Prince Antwi-Agyei 's PhD study into wastewater use in urban agriculture. The study sought to identify key risk factors for produce contamination at different entry points of the food chain. It found that over 80% of produce samples were contaminated with E...
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Some of our projects

City-Wide Sanitation


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

Safe Child Stool Disposal

To date, the WASH sector has greatly overlooked the enormous potential of hygienic child stool disposal to considerably reduce the prevalenceRead more

WASH Coping Strategies

The second in a series of four SHARE-WSSCC co-funded studies , this project sought to identify the coping strategies used by women inRead more


The third in a series of four SHARE-WSSCC co-funded studies , this operational research sought to develop and pilot a suite of tools thatRead more

Latest Updates

Last week we at the GTO were delighted to convene the 2015 WASH Nutrition Forum . Over 100 delegates from more than 20 countries attended, and a further 300-400 people joined in via web cast and the online discussion forum...
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27 Nov 2015
Earlier this month, SHARE partner, Dr Sirajul Islam, Emeritus Scientist at ICDDR,B , was elected a Fellow of the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS). Established in 1973, BAS is the most prestigious scientific body in Bangladesh and represents the country’s...
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6 Nov 2015