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

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

Malawi

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

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

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

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

WASH & Maternal Mortality Systematic Review

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The second in a series of five SHARE-funded studies , this LSHTM-led systematic review focused on one of the mechanisms identified inRead 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

Choose Soap

Choose Soap is a SHARE-commissioned, open access, global toolkit that uses emotional drivers for behaviour change. The toolkit offersRead more

WASH & Trachoma Systematic Review

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