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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
26 Jun 2015 13:37
Links between nutrition and WASH can be discussed here, for example stunted growth in children, environmental enteropathy
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by F H Mughal
28 Jun 2015 07:22
Put here topics on making sanitation inclusive and accessible for all - including for people with disabilities.
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by muench
18 Feb 2015 15:01
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 WASHanna
09 Jun 2015 20:52
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 sschauhan
26 Jun 2015 08:03
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by muench
29 Jun 2015 12:42

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 jonpar
29 Jun 2015 12:37
Sanitation systems for unusual conditions. Note also the three sub-categories below.
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by jspit
23 Jun 2015 14:13
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 kengelly
12 Jun 2015 19:18
Sanitation systems where urine is diverted (i.e. collected separately), for example UDDTs (urine-diverting dry toilets).
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by dwipayanti
25 Jun 2015 01:05
Systems involving anaerobic processes, e.g. UASBs, anaerobic baffled reactors, DEWATS (Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems), digesters with animal manure
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by muench
24 Jun 2015 22:22
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by Ababu
30 Jun 2015 12:29
Includes composting toilets as well as composting in separate units, piles, boxes or similar.
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by KaiMikkel
05 Jun 2015 00:08
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 pkjha
30 Jun 2015 07:35
For example pit latrines, pour flush latrines, septic tanks, centralised wastewater treatment plants, sewer systems.
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by Alfonso
29 Jun 2015 11:49
Topics on groundwater pollution in relationship with lack of sanitation, or with existing sanitation systems that either pollute or protect the groundwater; also health aspects
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by kevintayler
28 Jun 2015 07:18
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 junelee
30 Jun 2015 13:13
Includes CLTS, community health clubs and other community led approaches.
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by DaveTrouba
29 Jun 2015 12:01
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by muench
08 Jun 2015 11:21

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 "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 HAPitot
24 Jun 2015 08:27
Includes also subsidies and tariffs
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by SophieTremolet
30 Jun 2015 10:09
Includes public private partnerships (PPPs), government and citizens, governments and NGOs, government to government, policies and regulations for upscaling.
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by muench
30 Jun 2015 10:34
Includes implementation of market development, market based approaches, sanitation marketing, theories of change and market landscape analysis.
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by GeorgiaDavis
29 May 2015 08:35
Topics around sanitation in cities, and appropriate planning, implementation, and management processes in cities
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by muench
19 Feb 2015 11:48
Includes also quality control, certifications, monitoring and enforcement issues.
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by Improvedavis
29 Jun 2015 23:07
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 DavidAlan
26 Jun 2015 12:29

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 madeleine
28 Jun 2015 19:43
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 sarkarsudipta
15 Jun 2015 13:05
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by jannaowens
29 Jan 2015 00:51
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 iaieropoulos
29 Jun 2015 09:47
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by canaday
16 Oct 2014 05:00
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by Karoliina
30 Jun 2015 08:26
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by secretariat
26 Jun 2015 14:39
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by muench
30 Jun 2015 12:02
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 pkjha
26 Jun 2015 13:01
The Consortium promotes activities and tools that support the removal of access barriers to information on water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) especially through the promotion of open access and information literacy.
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by jayantikc
11 Jun 2014 07:06
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by campbelldb
22 Jun 2015 17:58
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 boorso
22 Jun 2015 20:22

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 campbelldb
25 Jun 2015 18:33
This part of the forum is only readable after you have logged into the forum.
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Last Post:
21 Dec 2014 06:05
This category is an interactive help centre for all users of the SuSanA discussion forum.
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by secretariat
22 Jun 2015 13:59
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