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Health and hygiene, schools

This category contains all sanitation topics in relationship to health and hygiene. It also contains topics on sanitation for schools.
Topics that deal with diseases caused by lack of sanitation, for example neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), can be discussed here. There is a sub-sub-category specifically for intestinal worm infections.
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by joeturner
28 Aug 2015 17:38
Links between nutrition and WASH can be discussed here, for example stunted growth in children, environmental enteropathy
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by antonini
25 Aug 2015 14:08
Put here topics on making sanitation inclusive and accessible for all - including for people with disabilities.
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by VikasR
12 Jul 2015 05:49
Awareness campaigns and strategies related to hand washing can be discussed here. There is a separate sub-sub-category for handwashing in schools (see above).
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by F H Mughal
09 Aug 2015 08:14
In this sub-category any topic surrounding schools and sanitation & hygiene can be discussed. There is a sub-sub-category on handwashing activities at schools.
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by SudhirPillay
21 Aug 2015 14:59
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by SusannahClemence
19 Aug 2015 16:51

Sanitation systems

The focus in this categories is on technologies required along the sanitation chains - primarily toilets, transport and treatment (but not reuse as this is in a separate category called "Resource recovery").
This includes anything to do with (wet) faecal sludge collected from pit latrines and septic tanks. Note the sub-category on transport and emptying issues.
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by kevintayler
23 Aug 2015 20:42
Sanitation systems for "unusual" conditions. Note also the three sub-categories below.
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by F H Mughal
13 Aug 2015 18:42
This includes for example toilet bags, mobile and portable toilets as well as public toilets (in a separate sub-category below).
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by CFARDelhi
03 Aug 2015 11:57
Sanitation systems where urine is diverted (i.e. collected separately), for example UDDTs (urine-diverting dry toilets).
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by SOILHaiti
28 Aug 2015 15:56
Systems involving anaerobic processes, e.g. UASBs, anaerobic baffled reactors, DEWATS (Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems), digesters with animal manure
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by vishwanathdalvi
16 Aug 2015 15:07
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by CWendland
23 Jul 2015 18:10
Includes composting toilets as well as composting in separate units, piles, boxes or similar.
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by muench
28 Aug 2015 00:15
Chemical, biotechnology and biological approaches to processing excreta and sludge to render it harmless (pathogen removal and physico-chemical improvements).
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by joeturner
28 Aug 2015 15:48
For example pit latrines, pour flush latrines, septic tanks, centralised wastewater treatment plants, sewer systems.
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by muench
28 Aug 2015 17:33
Topics on groundwater pollution in relationship with lack of sanitation, or with existing sanitation systems that either pollute or protect the groundwater; also drinking water treatment aspects
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by joeturner
27 Jul 2015 16:27
This section contains topics about people's behaviours and perceptions; how to influence these behaviours and to understand the psychology behind it all.
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by F H Mughal
26 Aug 2015 03:45
Includes CLTS, community health clubs and other community led approaches.
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by muench
27 Aug 2015 13:15
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by milli
26 Aug 2015 20:52

Market development

This category contains topics in the area of market development: the core functions of supply and demand in the market, supporting functions and rules functions. Further topics included under this topic are market landscape & analysis, finance, business models, and value chain development. Governance and global political processes are also included in this category as government is a market player and driver.
Includes implementation of market development, market based approaches, sanitation marketing, theories of change and market landscape analysis.
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by muench
27 Aug 2015 22:52
Includes "sanitation as a business" programs, developing new business models for sanitation, providing improved sanitation products and services, and better faecal sludge management.
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by Doreen
13 Aug 2015 20:40
Includes also subsidies and tariffs
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by Marijn Zandee
26 Aug 2015 05:41
Topics around sanitation in cities in particular with regards to appropriate planning, implementation, and management processes in cities
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by muench
23 Aug 2015 19:35
Includes also quality control, certifications, monitoring and enforcement issues.
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by Improvedavis
28 Jul 2015 13:29
Includes public private partnerships (PPPs), government and citizens, governments and NGOs, government to government, policies and regulations for upscaling.
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by KumiAbeysuriya
13 Aug 2015 20:44
Topics such as human right to sanitation, post-2015 Millennium Development Goals agenda, global monitoring, Sustainable Development Goals etc. are discussed here.
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by Katrin
30 Aug 2015 20:50

Resource recovery

The focus in this category is on technological, institutional and social aspects surrounding resource recovery from sanitation systems, be it for fertiliser, soil conditioner, water, fuel, electricity or biomass.
Ideas, questions, examples and suggestions about reuse of human excreta as well as soil conditioner produced from human excreta.
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by eande
25 Aug 2015 13:21
Includes topics around black solider fly larvae (or other edible insects) fed with waste and excreta; animal protein production from waste and manure; legal aspects
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by bberry
19 Aug 2015 22:51
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by fabio
27 Aug 2015 10:46
Technologies and business models to optimise the financial value recoverable from excreta and faecal sludge, such as nutrients, energy products and water.
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by MikeGya
28 Aug 2015 13:48
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by canaday
16 Oct 2014 05:00
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by shivaram285
27 Aug 2015 11:19
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by Marinie
29 Aug 2015 18:13
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by secretariat
25 Aug 2015 17:43
Here you can announce and discuss new publications. After a while, the posts might be moved to the relevant thematic categories.
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by donahupa
21 Aug 2015 12:33
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by Hope
26 Aug 2015 18:46
Put here topics about capacity development for more sustainable practices in sanitation where many sectors and authority levels are involved
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by muench
27 Aug 2015 16:41
If you have a topic that does not fit in any of the other categories then please put it here (if need be, the moderators can move it to the right category).
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by osbert
26 Aug 2015 12:36

SuSanA working groups and help section

This category contains topics regarding the working groups of SuSanA. It also contains the help section of the forum.
This section is for organisational aspects of the 12 SuSanA working groups and not for thematic discussions which should rather take place in the other categories of the forum.
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by SusannahClemence
30 Aug 2015 09:34
This part of the forum is only readable after you have logged into the forum.
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by F H Mughal
18 Aug 2015 11:45
This category is an interactive help centre for all users of the SuSanA discussion forum.
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by muench
14 Aug 2015 15:39
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