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Health and hygiene, schools and other non-household settings

This category contains all sanitation topics in relationship to health and hygiene. It also contains topics on sanitation for schools and other non-household settings like prisons and work places
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 F H Mughal
07 Jan 2017 05:52
Links between nutrition and WASH can be discussed here, for example stunted growth in children, environmental enteropathy
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by phynes
21 Nov 2016 21:24
Put here topics on making sanitation inclusive and accessible for all - including for people with disabilities.
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by pwf
11 Aug 2016 20:26
Awareness campaigns and strategies related to hygiene promotion and hand washing can be discussed here. There is a separate sub-sub-category for handwashing in schools (see above).
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by BijanFHI360
16 Nov 2016 21:55
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 secretariat
21 Dec 2016 09:30
This section is for WASH in non-household and non-school settings. It is not meant for WASH in schools, community toilets, public toilets as these have their own sections on the forum.
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by sjoerdnienhuys
22 Dec 2016 11:06
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by Marijn Zandee
10 Jan 2017 08:26

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 dirkwalther
16 Jan 2017 06:12
Sanitation systems for "unusual" conditions. Note also the three sub-categories below.
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by geoffbhill
04 Jan 2017 05:31
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by nolete
16 Jan 2017 07:24
Sanitation systems where urine is diverted (i.e. collected separately), for example UDDTs (urine-diverting dry toilets).
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by canaday
02 Jan 2017 14:45
Systems involving anaerobic processes, e.g. DEWATS (Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems), UASBs, anaerobic baffled reactors, digesters with animal manure
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by Decentral
03 Dec 2016 09:13
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by nazimuddin
20 Jun 2016 17:35
Includes composting toilets as well as composting in separate units, piles, boxes or similar.
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by canaday
15 Jan 2017 13:42
Chemical, biotechnology and biological approaches to processing excreta and sludge to render it harmless (pathogen removal and physico-chemical improvements).
Odour issues(6/32)
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by muench
09 Jan 2017 14:50
For example pit latrines, pour flush latrines, septic tanks, centralised wastewater treatment plants, sewer systems.
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by Tore
23 Sep 2016 20:02
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 muench
17 Oct 2016 19:02
In this category questions about decentralised treatment facilities and their quality standards are discussed – with special focus on upscaling. This category will feature experiences of the GIZ programme “Upscaling Basic Sanitation for the Urban Poor” in Kenya.
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by Sansept
06 Dec 2016 02:25
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 OUmelo
13 Dec 2016 11:14
Includes CLTS, community health clubs and other community led approaches
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by Petra
10 Jan 2017 13:15
Making the general public more aware of the issues surrounding lack of sanitation (and potential solutions) in developing countries and in fact in all countries of the world
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by jonpar
20 Nov 2016 06:20
Activities and publications to influence public policy, laws and budgets by using facts, their relationships, the media, and messaging to educate government officials and the public
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by edbourque
05 Jan 2017 09:12

Markets, finance and governance

This category contains topics on market development, financing and governance: core functions of supply and demand in the market, supporting and rules functions. Governance and global political processes are also included in this category; they are market players as well as drivers.
Includes implementation of market development, market based approaches, sanitation marketing, theories of change and market landscape analysis.
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by ossai
16 Jan 2017 11:29
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 USAIDssd
12 Jan 2017 15:29
Includes public finance from government, subsidy models, tariff systems, ODA (official development assistance) and results-based financing, and costing.
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by Lesley
26 Jul 2016 22:01
Includes public private partnerships (PPPs), government and citizens, governments and NGOs, government to government, policies and regulations for upscaling.
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by JKMakowka
28 Jun 2016 03:56
Topics around sanitation in cities in particular with regards to appropriate planning, implementation, and management processes in cities
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by JKMakowka
17 Dec 2016 10:06
Includes also quality control, certifications, monitoring and enforcement issues.
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by scottchen
18 Nov 2016 17:49
Topics such as human right to sanitation, post-2015 Millennium Development Goals agenda, global monitoring, Sustainable Development Goals, Swacch Bharat Mission etc. are discussed here.
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by F H Mughal
26 Dec 2016 07:24

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 JKMakowka
27 Nov 2016 05:31
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 Carol McCreary
19 Dec 2016 18:47
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by sjoerdnienhuys
08 Jan 2017 09:53
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 JKMakowka
21 Dec 2016 11:05
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by Florent
16 Mar 2016 17:24
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by JoshuaNewton
10 Jan 2017 17:09
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by AquaVerde
15 Jan 2017 07:44
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by annetempel
15 Jan 2017 20:12
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 campbelldb
12 Jan 2017 20:25
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by Viawater
12 Jan 2017 16:11
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
24 Nov 2016 13:31
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by nipius5
21 Jun 2016 11:32
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 canaday
15 Jan 2017 12:25

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 SuSanA working groups (such as information about meetings or minutes) and not for thematic discussions which should rather take place in the other categories of the forum.
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by PatrickBBB
13 Jan 2017 13:36
This category is an interactive help centre for all users of the SuSanA discussion forum.
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by muench
13 Jan 2017 15:23
This category is an interactive help centre for all users of the SuSanA wiki.
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by hjas1982
04 Nov 2015 17:04
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