One of the most quoted WASH statistics was recently “downgraded”. For every $1 invested in water and sanitation, not $8 but “only” $4 is returned in economic returns through increased productivity. This recalculation, says WHO, is mainly a result of higher investment cost estimates and the more complete inclusion of operation and maintenance (O&M) costs. Providing a better insight into O&M costs has been one of the achievements of the WASHCost project.
- DFID should ensure sustainability of its WASH programmes – independent review May 24, 2016By Richard Gledhill, ICAI lead commissioner for WASH review 62.9 million people – almost the population of the UK – that’s how many people in developing countries DFID claimed to have reached with WASH interventions between 2011 and 2015. It’s an … Continue reading →dietvorst
- Using microfinance to facilitate household investment in sanitation in rural Cambodia May 19, 2016Using microfinance to facilitate household investment in sanitation in rural Cambodia. Health Policy & Planning, May 2016. Abstract/order info Authors: Kimberley H Geissler, Jeffrey Goldberg and Sheila Leatherman Improved sanitation access is extremely low in rural Cambodia. Non-governmental organizations have helped build … Continue reading →usaidwaterckm
- WHO – Recovery Toolkit: Supporting countries to achieve health service resilience May 19, 2016Recovery Toolkit: Supporting countries to achieve health service resilience: A library of tools & resources available during the recovery period of a public health emergency, 2016. Link WHO The overall goal of this Toolkit is to support countries in the reactivation of essential health services in … Continue reading →usaidwaterckm
- UNEP – Global Environment Outlook: Regional assessment for Asia and the Pacific May 19, 2016GEO-6: Global Environment Outlook: Regional assessment for Asia and the Pacific, 2016. Link United Nations Environment Programme The assessment provides the first integrative baseline in light of global and regional megatrends supported by open access to data and information. This … Continue reading →usaidwaterckm
- DFID should ensure sustainability of its WASH programmes – independent review May 24, 2016
- Aligning for Action to reduce diarrheal epidemic in mid western region in Nepal January 17, 2012Nepal has committed minimum 53% of the population will access to sanitation by 2015 and will achieve 100% sanitation coverage by 2017; the national average sanitation coverage is 43% in 2010. The sanitation coverage in mid region is 30.7% respectively … Continue reading →mahidul68
- Aligning for Action to reduce diarrheal epidemic in mid western region in Nepal January 17, 2012
- Testing CLTS Approaches for Scalability: Nepal Learning Brief November 23, 2015Pour Flush Toilet in Nepal. Photo Credit: Vidya Venkataramanan Plan International supports Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) implementation in a number of districts in Nepal.See it on Scoop.it, via Village waterechoes
- Environmental specialist to discuss water issues in Wichita - Wichita Eagle October 13, 2015“Water – From Macro to Local” is the topic of a talk Kay Drennen will be presenting at 7:30 p.m. Monday at The Donut Whole, 1720 E. Douglas.See it on Scoop.it, via Village waterechoes
- Challenges and opportunities associated with neglected tropical disease and water, sanitation and hygiene intersectoral integration programs June 29, 2015This study investigated the integration of NTD and WASH programming in order to identify barriers to widespread integration and make recommendations about ideal conditions and best practices critical to future integrated programs..See it on Scoop.it, via Village waterechoes
- The Human Right to Water and Sanitation June 29, 2015Water and sanitation are fundamental human rights, and the first priority should be to ‘connect’ those who so far have remained unconnected, unserved, and disadvantaged. We shouldn’t think of people as users or consumers of a service, but as Rights Holders whose rights need to be fulfilled equally for all.See it on Scoop.it, via Village waterechoes
- Testing CLTS Approaches for Scalability: Nepal Learning Brief November 23, 2015
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WASH by numbers: the latest on cost benchmarks, economic returns and handwashing
Posted by sekumapter on October 17, 2012