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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/Anna Kari

Although Zambia made great strides in improving access to improved forms of sanitation, an estimated 14% of the population practices openRead 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


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


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

New resources

Frequency and determinants of health car

This paper published in PLOS One by Kinkor et al. (2019) explores healthcare practices of rural Indian women in Odisha with symptomatic reproductive tract infections (RTIs). Health care seeking behaviour for RTIs among rural Indian women is often poor, meaning the issue is often not properly...
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WHO UNICEF Position paper on recent WASH

This position paper published by WHO and UNICEF discusses the recent WASH and nutrition studies - WASH Benefits and SHINE. These studies are an important contribution to the exisitng evidence base around WASH and nutrition and they have provoked intresting discussion in the WASH, nutrition and...
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Some of our projects

WASH in Tanzanian Birth Settings

WaterAid/Tara Todras-Whitehill

The third in a series of five SHARE-funded studies , this LSHTM-led case study used existing data sources – the Tanzania 2010Read more


In the urban slums of Lusaka, only 56% of the population are reported to have access to an improved latrine (WHO, Unicef, 2013). ThisRead more

Integrating WASH and Food Hygiene in Malawi

Recent evidence suggests that food hygiene plays an important role in reducing and controlling diarrhoeal disease, particularly inRead more

Cities of Tomorrow

Strategic and integrated urban planning is essential to the success of any sanitation programme (Luthi et al, 2011). This multi-phasedRead more

Latest Updates

In our latest blog Mwiza Haambokoma, a Research Fellow under the Social and Behavioural Science unit at CIDRZ, gives an update on what life was like for Research Monitors and Facilitators working on the San-Dem trial in Zambia. Our latest...
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9 Oct 2019
Our partners in Malawi have been busy analysing the results of their Hygienic Family project and have some new publications out which we'll be posting on our website over the next few days. The team have produced these excellent videos...
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16 Sep 2019