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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 madeleine
24 May 2015 13:49
Links between nutrition and WASH can be discussed here, for example stunted growth in children, environmental enteropathy
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by KeithBell
13 May 2015 22:48
Put here topics on making sanitation inclusive and accessible for all - including for people with disabilities.
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by joeturner
30 Apr 2015 08:13
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 F H Mughal
26 Apr 2015 18:15
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 mcheneycoker
11 May 2015 15:33
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by KaiMikkel
20 May 2015 18:25

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 themessenger
18 May 2015 13:06
Sanitation systems for unusual conditions. Note also the three sub-categories below.
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by stilmans
23 May 2015 05:06
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 muench
21 May 2015 08:54
Sanitation systems where urine is diverted (i.e. collected separately), for example UDDTs (urine-diverting dry toilets).
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by Owice
23 May 2015 09:17
Systems involving anaerobic processes, e.g. UASBs, anaerobic baffled reactors, DEWATS (Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems), digesters with animal manure
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by Sanergy
08 May 2015 09:52
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by muench
21 May 2015 15:42
Includes composting toilets as well as composting in separate units, piles, boxes or similar.
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by KaiMikkel
19 May 2015 22:19
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
21 May 2015 15:27
For example pit latrines, pour flush latrines, septic tanks, centralised wastewater treatment plants, sewer systems.
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by apollo
25 May 2015 05:17
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 vishwanathdalvi
22 May 2015 17:50
Includes CLTS, community health clubs and other community led approaches.
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by eendres
08 May 2015 04:39
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by inajurga
16 Apr 2015 12:00

Market development

This category contains topics in the area of market development: the core functions of supply and demand in the market, supporting functions and rules functions. Further topics included under this topic are market landscape & analysis, finance, business models, and value chain development. Governance and global political processes are also included in this category as government is a market player and driver.
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 gdrum01
19 May 2015 08:26
Includes also subsidies and tariffs
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by muench
15 May 2015 10:58
Includes public private partnerships (PPPs), government and citizens, governments and NGOs, government to government, policies and regulations for upscaling.
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by KaiMikkel
09 May 2015 16:54
Includes implementation of market development, market based approaches, sanitation marketing, theories of change and market landscape analysis.
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by vishwanathdalvi
22 May 2015 17:46
Includes also quality control, certifications, monitoring and enforcement issues.
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by muench
27 Apr 2015 12:25
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 F H Mughal
10 May 2015 18:21

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 Bhaskar
18 May 2015 03:21
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
13 Mar 2015 11:48
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by jannaowens
29 Jan 2015 00:51
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 muench
13 Apr 2015 08:44
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by canaday
16 Oct 2014 05:00
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by IWC
25 May 2015 06:22
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by Florent
22 May 2015 14:44
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by madeleine
24 May 2015 14:03
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 F H Mughal
23 May 2015 05:08
The Consortium promotes activities and tools that support the removal of access barriers to information on water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) especially through the promotion of open access and information literacy.
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by jayantikc
11 Jun 2014 07:06
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by sampark
13 May 2015 08:43
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
24 May 2015 07:01

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 (except for those working groups that don't have a separate thematic space on the forum, currently WG 1, 3 (regarding climate change), 6 and 11)
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by madeleine
24 May 2015 14:03
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21 Dec 2014 06:05
This category is an interactive help centre for all users of the SuSanA discussion forum.
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by muench
13 May 2015 22:52
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