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.
- Can we shift waste to value through 3D printing in Tanzania? October 7, 2015Can we shift waste to value through 3D printing in Tanzania? World Bank Blog, Sept 2015. Author: C. Paradi-Guilford. Full text Plastic waste, in particular PET, which is typically found in soda bottles, is becoming abundant in African cities. In Dar … Continue reading →WASHplus
- Oct 2015 WASH studies on toilets and health and other topics October 6, 2015Effect of Poor Access to Water and Sanitation as Risk Factors for Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infection: Selectiveness by the Infective Route. PLoS NTDs, Sept 30, 2015. Authors: Adriana Echazú , Daniela Bonanno, Marisa Juarez, Silvana P. Cajal, Viviana Heredia, Silvia Caropresi, … Continue reading →WASHplus
- Innovative WASH interventions to prevent cholera October 2, 2015Innovative WASH interventions to prevent cholera. Source: WHO Wkly Epid Rec, Oct 2, 2015 Authors: Daniele Lantagne, Andy Bastable, Jeroen H. J. Ensink, and Eric Mintz. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, epidemic cholera was virtually eliminated in industrialized … Continue reading →WASHplus
- USAID/West Africa Sanitation Service Delivery – Making Kumasi a Cleaner City September 30, 2015Making Kumasi a Cleaner City, Sept 2015. Source: PSI Impact | Sanitation Service Delivery (SSD) is a USAID/West Africa regional urban sanitation project that is implemented by PSI in collaboration with PATH and Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor … Continue reading →WASHplus
- Can we shift waste to value through 3D printing in Tanzania? October 7, 2015
- 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
- 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
- Groundwater Depletion Stresses Majority of World’s Largest Aquifers - Circle of Blue WaterNews June 17, 2015Scientists do not know how much groundwater is left.See it on Scoop.it, via Village waterechoes
- Feb/March 2015 selected studies on sanitation, hygiene & handwashing March 6, 2015A periodic research update produced by Dan Campbell, Knowledge Resources Specialist. WASHplus ProjectSee 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, 2015
Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.
WASH by numbers: the latest on cost benchmarks, economic returns and handwashing
Posted by sekumapter on October 17, 2012