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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


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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


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


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

Outcome mapping and research into use: a

This article by Balls and Nurova (2020) was published in Development in Practice. The paper analyses outcome mapping data to uncover effective strategies for engaging practitioners and policymakers with research projects. The project focuses on SHARE and the four countries it works in - Kenya,...
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The Safe Start trial to assess the effec

This paper by Mumma et al. (2019) was published in BMC Infectious Diseases. The paper describes the Safe Start trial which aimed to assess the effectiveness of a novel infant food hygiene intervention on infant enteric infections and diarrhoea in peri-urban settlements of Kisumu, Kenya. The...
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Some of our projects

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

Contamination of Commuters' Hands

This research identified the faecal pathogens present on the hands of commuters in Dhaka and found contamination levels to beRead more


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

Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools

Sally Piper Pillitteri

This project sought to shed light on the MHM challenges faced by girls in schools in Malawi. Its findings were shared at an event co-Read more

Latest Updates

Our SHARE Research Fellows had a busy year in 2019 attending conferences. Two key conferences were UNC Water and Health and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting . In this series of blogs, the Research...
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10 Feb 2020
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