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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/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

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/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

8th Emergency Environmental Health Forum

The 8th Emergency Environmental Health Forum (EEHF) took place from April 12th – 13th 2018 in Berlin, Germany. It brought together water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) experts from organisations such as Action Contre la Faim (ACF), the International Rescue Committee (IRC), Médecins Sans Frontières...
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The association between domestic animal

This study, published by Barnes et al (2018) in PLOS ONE , details a cross-sectional household survey of 800 households conducted across three informal peri-urban neighborhoods of Kisumu, Kenya, collecting stored drinking water samples, administering a household survey including water, sanitation...
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Some of our projects

Women's Sanitation Vulnerabilities

© 2007 Danny Tweve, Courtesy of Photoshare

Building on a study in India co-funded by SHARE and WSSCC in Phase I, this study, that will be undertaken by the University ofRead more

Public Finance for Sanitation

WaterAid/Jon Spaull

In most developing countries, more than 50% of the population still lack adequate sanitation facilities. In this context, publicRead more

WASH and Vaccines

Dr Joseph Katema, former Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Health, giving the first Rotavirus Vaccine to a child in Zambia.

Diarrhoea is the second leading cause of death in children under five worldwide (Liu L, 2012), and rotavirus is well documented as theRead 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 whetherRead more

Latest Updates

The recently concluded ‘Walk of Pride” on Menstrual Hygiene Day (28 May) brought put a spotlight on MHM in Malawi. Dr. Christabel Kambala (University of Malawi) and Dr. Tracy Morse (University of Strathclyde/University of Malawi) reflect on the ‘Walk of...
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6 Jun 2018
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