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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 F H Mughal
06 Oct 2015 17:24
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
06 Oct 2015 07:50
Put here topics on making sanitation inclusive and accessible for all - including for people with disabilities.
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by Carol McCreary
06 Oct 2015 15:45
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 linda
06 Oct 2015 05:16
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 JacquesPiP
06 Oct 2015 12:36
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by muench
28 Sep 2015 11:54

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 dmrobbins10
05 Oct 2015 09:42
Sanitation systems for "unusual" conditions. Note also the three sub-categories below.
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by muench
06 Oct 2015 11:26
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 MonikaR
02 Oct 2015 19:53
Sanitation systems where urine is diverted (i.e. collected separately), for example UDDTs (urine-diverting dry toilets).
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by canaday
06 Oct 2015 13:23
Systems involving anaerobic processes, e.g. UASBs, anaerobic baffled reactors, DEWATS (Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems), digesters with animal manure
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by Marijn Zandee
27 Sep 2015 11:20
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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
30 Sep 2015 12:42
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 muench
23 Sep 2015 13:44
For example pit latrines, pour flush latrines, septic tanks, centralised wastewater treatment plants, sewer systems.
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by ChrisBuckley
04 Oct 2015 12:08
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 F H Mughal
06 Oct 2015 16:15
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 TraceyKeatman
06 Oct 2015 17:56
Includes CLTS, community health clubs and other community led approaches.
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by dannyogwo
17 Sep 2015 19:14
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by mwaniki
25 Sep 2015 14:22

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 SDickin
06 Oct 2015 11:59
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 eshaylor
07 Oct 2015 04:29
Includes public finance from government, subsidy models, tariff systems, ODA (official development assistance) and results-based financing, and costing.
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by SDickin
01 Oct 2015 13:00
Includes public private partnerships (PPPs), government and citizens, governments and NGOs, government to government, policies and regulations for upscaling.
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by warmin
30 Sep 2015 13:15
Topics around sanitation in cities in particular with regards to appropriate planning, implementation, and management processes in cities
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by rafiul
05 Oct 2015 13:17
Includes also quality control, certifications, monitoring and enforcement issues.
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by Funke
01 Oct 2015 20:59
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
25 Sep 2015 20:33

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
19 Sep 2015 14:05
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 Nick1
06 Oct 2015 09:40
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by mwaniki
06 Oct 2015 21:59
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 ddiba
02 Oct 2015 21:47
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by canaday
16 Oct 2014 05:00
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by muench
06 Oct 2015 10:42
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by koba
29 Sep 2015 09:01
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by WikiDocJames
23 Sep 2015 19:29
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 JKMakowka
07 Oct 2015 04:36
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by mwaniki
26 Sep 2015 19:24
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 dorothee.spuhler
18 Sep 2015 08:17
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 F H Mughal
06 Oct 2015 17:50

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 muench
02 Oct 2015 14:44
This part of the forum is only readable after you have logged into the forum.
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by F H Mughal
02 Sep 2015 15:44
This category is an interactive help centre for all users of the SuSanA discussion forum.
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by SDickin
30 Sep 2015 12:44
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