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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 BijanFHI360
28 Jul 2016 22:56
Links between nutrition and WASH can be discussed here, for example stunted growth in children, environmental enteropathy
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by Jona
25 Jul 2016 17:00
Put here topics on making sanitation inclusive and accessible for all - including for people with disabilities.
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by Louisa Gosling
27 Jul 2016 17:26
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 campbelldb
27 Jun 2016 16:29
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
27 Jul 2016 10:24
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 secretariat
15 Jan 2016 15:10
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by eva
28 Jul 2016 15:57

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 dandreatta
29 Jul 2016 20:32
Sanitation systems for "unusual" conditions. Note also the three sub-categories below.
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by Petra
01 Jul 2016 12:40
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by Karoliina
05 Jul 2016 10:33
Sanitation systems where urine is diverted (i.e. collected separately), for example UDDTs (urine-diverting dry toilets).
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by MichaelCarr
29 Jul 2016 01:32
Systems involving anaerobic processes, e.g. DEWATS (Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems), UASBs, anaerobic baffled reactors, digesters with animal manure
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by robhughes
29 Jul 2016 07:24
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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 DianeKellogg
11 May 2016 10:10
Chemical, biotechnology and biological approaches to processing excreta and sludge to render it harmless (pathogen removal and physico-chemical improvements).
Odour issues(6/28)
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by kathyjooss
15 Jul 2016 20:34
For example pit latrines, pour flush latrines, septic tanks, centralised wastewater treatment plants, sewer systems.
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by KaiMikkel
28 Jul 2016 18:00
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 Ahumuzaandrew
23 May 2016 07:00
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 canaday
12 Jul 2016 11:47
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 Sibongile
13 Jul 2016 10:41
Includes CLTS, community health clubs and other community led approaches
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by Rbroseus
21 Jul 2016 02:12
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 muench
23 Apr 2016 09:34
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 Rbroseus
19 Apr 2016 18:50

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 Improvedavis
29 Jul 2016 15:18
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 secretariat
17 May 2016 14:08
Includes public finance from government, subsidy models, tariff systems, ODA (official development assistance) and results-based financing, and costing.
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by Langergraber
03 Jul 2016 09:48
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 cfurlong
26 Jul 2016 10:27
Includes also quality control, certifications, monitoring and enforcement issues.
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by muench
20 Jul 2016 13:15
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 Sanchita
29 Jul 2016 12:05

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 DavidAlan
10 Jul 2016 12:03
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
04 Apr 2016 10:34
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by Susanne
15 Apr 2016 13:51
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 sjoerdnienhuys
21 Jul 2016 09:03
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by Florent
16 Mar 2016 17:24
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by AParker
29 Jul 2016 15:53
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by muench
29 Jul 2016 14:54
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by nityajacob
29 Jul 2016 06:19
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
26 Jul 2016 14:36
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by zurbrugg
15 Jun 2016 11:33
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
13 Jul 2016 13:21
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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 muench
23 Jul 2016 15:04

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 Bertha
27 Jul 2016 15:16
This category is an interactive help centre for all users of the SuSanA discussion forum.
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by muench
04 May 2016 08:46
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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