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.
Invitation to join HIFA discus ...
by neilpw
17 May 2017 09:24
Links between nutrition and WASH can be discussed here, for example stunted growth in children, environmental enteropathy
Assessment of Exclusive Breast ...
by kitesab
01 May 2017 14:11
Put here topics on making sanitation inclusive and accessible for all - including for people with disabilities.
Re: Vulnerability inclusive CLTS i ...
by kitesab
06 Mar 2017 15:14
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).
Re: hand washing in aircrafts
by F H Mughal
14 May 2017 11:55
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.
Re: WaterAid School WASH research ...
by JacquesPiP
14 May 2017 15:53
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.
Re: Water availability at hospital ...
by Kebede
08 Mar 2017 06:43
*NEW* MHM briefs available fro ...
by aks0813
26 May 2017 15:44

Sanitation systems

(847 topics)
The focus in this category is on technologies required along the sanitation chain - toilets, transport and treatment (but not reuse as this is in a separate category called "Resource recovery").
Sanitation systems where urine is diverted (i.e. collected separately)
Re: A public urinal for women that ...
by Ecowaters
27 May 2017 21:32
Other toilet types are listed here in alphabetical order
Re: Updates about SaTo pan develop ...
by cecile
14 May 2017 14:11
This includes anything to do with wet faecal sludge collected from pit latrines, septic tanks or similar on-site sanitation systems
Clearing trash from pit latrin ...
by dandreatta
28 May 2017 17:30
The treatment processes are listed here in alphabetical order
Re: What can we reliably say about ...
by muench
26 May 2017 23:42
Re: Public cassete dry toilet in K ...
by Ecowaters
27 May 2017 21:43
Sanitation systems for "unusual" conditions.
Re: Sphere Handbook revisions; The ...
by jonpar
25 May 2017 13:03
Other technology topics are listed here in alphabetical order
Re: Climate Change Impact on Water ...
by KimAndersson
29 May 2017 14:44

This section contains topics about people's behaviours and perceptions; how to influence these behaviours and to understand the psychology behind it all.
Re: Global Sanitation Fund updates
by OUmelo
10 Feb 2017 13:08
Includes CLTS, community health clubs and other community led approaches
Recording and resources from a ...
by Petra
04 May 2017 17:04
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
Re: Topic 3: What can we do to pr ...
by prithvisimha
12 May 2017 08:53
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
Re: The discussion continues from ...
by cecile
22 May 2017 16:52

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.
SuSanA & BEAM Exchange Webinar ...
by ruthmiskelly
18 May 2017 11:47
Includes "sanitation as a business" programs, developing new business models for sanitation, providing improved sanitation products and services, and better faecal sludge management.
Re: Commercially Viable Business D ...
by ossai
19 May 2017 13:14
Includes public finance from government, subsidy models, tariff systems, ODA (official development assistance) and results-based financing, and costing.
Establishing the costs and wil ...
by soumyahb
18 May 2017 11:53
Includes public private partnerships (PPPs), government and citizens, governments and NGOs, government to government, policies and regulations for upscaling.
Re: India bans human waste scaveng ...
by muench
28 Apr 2017 00:42
Topics around sanitation in cities in particular with regards to appropriate planning, implementation, and management processes in cities
Re: SFD Promotion Initiative (SFD ...
by arees
22 May 2017 11:10
Includes also quality control, certifications, monitoring and enforcement issues.
ANSI to Organize ISO Internati ...
12 Apr 2017 18:17
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.
ACF SDG Toolkit (Toolkit for S ...
by WashAdvocacy
15 May 2017 10:36

Resource recovery

(180 topics)
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.
Re: Norovirus and Rotavirus Surviv ...
by Mackjo
14 Apr 2017 13:12
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
Re: Can latrines be designed to al ...
by Carol McCreary
19 Dec 2016 17:47
Re: Lack of knowledge about wastew ...
by F H Mughal
14 May 2017 19:08
Technologies and business models to optimise the financial value recoverable from excreta and faecal sludge, such as nutrients, energy products and water.
Re: small biogas system linked wit ...
by JKMakowka
21 Dec 2016 10:05
Re: Sanitation Safety Planning - W ...
by MarieSagen
02 May 2017 17:33

Re: “Contribution of Sustainable S ...
by annetempel
29 May 2017 17:23
Assist NGO's & Municipal entit ...
by WayneB
28 May 2017 21:41
Re: International Resource Recover ...
by IRRC2017
18 May 2017 14:39
Put here topics about capacity development for more sustainable practices in sanitation where many sectors and authority levels are involved
Re: The project database on the Su ...
by muench
29 May 2017 15:26

Wikipedia (48 topics)

Many SuSanA members have become active Wikipedians. How about joining them in the effort to improve the world's largest encyclopedia for sanitation-related content?
Re: Emergency Sanitation - Can you ...
by tamagawacraft
16 May 2017 14:36
Here you can announce and discuss new publications. After a while, the posts might be moved to the relevant thematic categories.
Developing Markets for Sanitat ...
by campbelldb
26 May 2017 18:14
Re: Call for Partners and Collabor ...
by pave
24 May 2017 15:00
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).
Re: Innovative Sanitation and Wate ...
by ecoloo
04 May 2017 01:59

SuSanA working groups

(113 topics)
This category contains practical information regarding the work of SuSanA's 13 working groups, like upcoming meetings. It does not contain thematic discussions.
Re: Working Group 1 (capacity deve ...
by dhapolaa
09 Mar 2017 09:41
Market Development Resources
by jsauer
18 Apr 2017 21:50
Renewable energies and climate change
Re: Working Group 3 members: pleas ...
by muench
19 Mar 2017 13:59
Sanitation systems, technology options, hygiene and health
Re: Meeting of Working Group 4 at ...
by MissNkhosi
21 Feb 2017 06:30
Food security and productive sanitation systems
Re: To Working Group 5 members: jo ...
by muench
20 Mar 2017 11:23

WG 6 (Cities) (8 topics)

Cities and planning
Re: Working Group 6 members: Take ...
by ruthmiskelly
08 Mar 2017 18:37
Community, rural and schools (with gender and social aspects)
Re: What we have done so far in WG ...
by muench
29 May 2017 14:42
Emergency and reconstruction situations
Re: SuSanA Working Group 8: Take p ...
by eshaylor
28 Feb 2017 15:06
Re: Where can I find thematic disc ...
by nityajacob
20 Apr 2017 08:17
Re: SuSanA Working Group 10: Take ...
by wasifbashir15
17 Mar 2017 18:20
Re: Working Group 11 (groundwater) ...
by mmadrid
27 Feb 2017 04:33
Re: WG 12: Take part in SuSanA's W ...
by muench
03 Mar 2017 15:59
Re: WG13's kick-off activity: SuS ...
by ruthmiskelly
24 Feb 2017 16:34
Re: What are the objectives of a S ...
by dorothee.spuhler
27 Mar 2016 17:28


(107 topics)
This category is an interactive help centre for all users of the SuSanA discussion forum.
Re: I had problems with editing my ...
by muench
13 Mar 2017 11:50
Re: Sanitation systems sub-categor ...
by Decentral
24 May 2017 21:42
Put here questions about the SuSanA website and other related tools, such as our Flickr photo database, Youtube channel, social media.
SuSanA's new partner profile p ...
by secretariat
15 Jun 2016 14:30
This category is an interactive help centre for all users of the SuSanA wiki.
Pasting information to the wik ...
by hjas1982
04 Nov 2015 16:04
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