BUILDING KNOWLEDGE. IMPROVING THE WASH SECTOR.

Photo credit: WaterAid/DRIK/Habibul Haque

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

Kenya

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

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

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

Other Countries

WaterAid/Tara Todras-Whitehill

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

New resources

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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Sanitation, Stress and Life Stage: A Sys

This paper is part of SHARE-WSSCC co-funded study examining sanitation-related psychosocial stress across women’s reproductive lives in three distinct geographic sites in Odisha, India. The study has developed and tested an innovative metric for capturing this difficult-to-measure outcome by asking...
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Some of our projects

WASH & STH Systematic Review

The second in this series of SHARE-funded studies exploring the impact of WASH on NTDs, this systematic review compiled and analysed evidenceRead more

WASH & Schistosomiasis Systematic Review

The third in this series of SHARE-funded studies exploring the impact of WASH on NTDs, this systematic review compiled and analysed evidenceRead more

Microfinance for Sanitation

In 2010, SHARE initiated a package of work on sanitation microfinance. The research, led by Tremolet Consulting , was launched to exploreRead more

Undoing Inequity

WaterAid/Stephen Segawa

This action-research project, undertaken by WaterAid , the Water Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) at Loughborough University andRead more

Latest Updates

Blog
From 7-9th January 2016, 1600 public health experts and researchers from across India turned out for IAPSMCON2016. Jointly organised by GMERS Medical College ’s Department of Community Medicine, and the Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar , the conference comprised...
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27 Jan 2016
News
It is with great sadness that we share the news that Dr Jeroen Ensink, SHARE Capacity Director and Senior Lecturer in Public Health Engineering at LSHTM, died on Tuesday 29 December 2015. Jeroen was an internationally renowned water engineer and...
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11 Jan 2016