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West African regional sanitation and hygiene symposium

The West African Regional Sanitation and Hygiene Symposium was organized by IRC and RCN Ghana, with support from WAWI, UNICEF, WaterAid and WSSCC from 2 to 6 November 2009.

Source: WSSCC
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16 November 2009

"Water Policy of the Future – what can we learn from 30 years of experience?"

Jon Lane spoke about the politics of water and sanitation in developing countries over the past 30 years, referencing various shifts in approach and the International Year of Sanitation.

Author: Jon Lane, WSSCC
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Dübendorf
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2009
Last updated: Mon, 11/15/2010 - 21:37

Use of Ash and Mud for Handwashing in Low Income Communities

This paper examines the use of soil, mud, and ash for hand washing and the possibility of infectious diseases arising from contaminated soil, mud, and ash.

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Author: Sally F. Bloomfield, Kumar Jyoti Nath
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Last updated: Tue, 03/22/2011 - 17:29

Is Menstrual Hygiene and Management an Issue for Adolescent School Girls: A comparative study of four schools in different settings in Nepal

The study shows that adolescent girls face restrictions during menstruation due to widely held beliefs and due to physical conditions.

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Publisher: WaterAid
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English
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Last updated: Wed, 03/23/2011 - 16:39

The WASH Media Awards 2007-2008 Compendium. Putting people at the centre through journalism

The second WASH Media Awards. Read all the winning journalism in full.

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Publisher: Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)
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English
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Last updated: Fri, 09/24/2010 - 14:19

Planned, Motivated and Habitual Hygiene Behaviour: an Eleven Country Review

This study aimed to understand the planned, motivated, and habitual factors involved in hand washing with soap (HWWS).

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Author: Valerie A. Curtis, Lisa O. Danquah, Robert V. Aunger
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Last updated: Tue, 03/22/2011 - 17:22

Considerable Costs of Inadequate Water Supply and Sanitation

Installing latrines and a clean water supply could save billions of pesos in the Philippines.

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Author: Philippines National WASH Coalition
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Philippines
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2009
Last updated: Mon, 03/07/2011 - 17:00

Sanitation improvement by the Community of the Adounko Village, Benin

AMEN has helped the Adounko village community establish a women's association that helps clean up the village and ensure waste is not dumped in the wetlands.

People's Stories
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Author: Casimilia Olga Daguia, AMEM
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Adounko , Benin
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2009
Last updated: Tue, 11/16/2010 - 11:36

WSSCC Reference Note. HIV/AIDS & WASH

What are the special considerations for shaping a WASH (water supply, sanitation and hygiene) programme in areas affected by HIV/AIDS?

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Publisher: Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)
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English
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Last updated: Mon, 11/15/2010 - 11:59

Working with Women’s Groups and Children in WilgodaPura for Hygiene and Environmental Sanitation

An example of successful outcomes from forming women's and children's groups to create hygiene awareness and lower the pollution of the canals.

People's Stories
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Author: WASPA
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Wilgodapura, Sri Lanka
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1 January 2009
Last updated: Tue, 11/16/2010 - 11:46