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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 kurich
20 Oct 2016 19:41
Links between nutrition and WASH can be discussed here, for example stunted growth in children, environmental enteropathy
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by jtruelove
26 Oct 2016 14:53
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 campbelldb
14 Oct 2016 19:41
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 Nicole
24 Oct 2016 05:06
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 beneastfund
14 Oct 2016 08:56
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by muench
25 Oct 2016 11:29

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 fmeulman
21 Oct 2016 16:24
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 Doreen
26 Oct 2016 17:27
Sanitation systems where urine is diverted (i.e. collected separately), for example UDDTs (urine-diverting dry toilets).
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by Angus
24 Oct 2016 15:20
Systems involving anaerobic processes, e.g. DEWATS (Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems), UASBs, anaerobic baffled reactors, digesters with animal manure
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by ecoloo
10 Sep 2016 07:47
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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 daymaker
13 Oct 2016 03:16
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 Maxym42
24 Oct 2016 10:20
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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Last Post: Faecal Sludge
by andrewsjacob
17 Oct 2016 09:39
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
24 Oct 2016 08:41
Includes CLTS, community health clubs and other community led approaches
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by Petra
07 Oct 2016 14:49
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 AnnaUNwater
20 Oct 2016 08:46
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 solidrock4
22 Oct 2016 09:26
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 stevensugden
20 Oct 2016 13:20
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 pkjha
24 Oct 2016 11:31
Includes also quality control, certifications, monitoring and enforcement issues.
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by Improvedavis
26 Sep 2016 16:04
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 muench
25 Oct 2016 12:23

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 CWendland
26 Oct 2016 11:31
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 Nick1
04 Apr 2016 10:34
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by clint
02 Oct 2016 14:27
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 sjoerdkerstens
11 Oct 2016 12:10
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by Florent
16 Mar 2016 17:24
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by JoshuaNewton
25 Oct 2016 13:30
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by campbelldb
18 Oct 2016 17:23
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by secretariat
25 Oct 2016 08:14
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 daymaker
13 Oct 2016 03:08
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by Viawater
11 Oct 2016 15:01
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 cddsociety
06 Oct 2016 08:26
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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
26 Oct 2016 14:17

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 paresh
26 Oct 2016 16:18
This category is an interactive help centre for all users of the SuSanA discussion forum.
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by muench
16 Aug 2016 14:27
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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