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.
Re: Treating pharmaceuticals in th ...
by annikanordin
16 Feb 2018 09:43
Links between nutrition and WASH can be discussed here, for example stunted growth in children due to lack of sanitation
Re: Key documents for the sub-cate ...
by Saskia
31 Jan 2018 14:20
Put here topics on making sanitation inclusive and accessible for all - including for people with disabilities.
Making Inclusive Toilets for P ...
by F H Mughal
06 Jan 2018 17:19
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: Sanitation misconceptions - wh ...
by F H Mughal
18 Jan 2018 06:29
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.
Re: WASH in School - looking for p ...
by Jongo
14 Feb 2018 09:44
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: how to eliminate toilet Discha ...
by F H Mughal
10 Dec 2017 16:36
Re: Menstrual health in India - Pu ...
by F H Mughal
20 Feb 2018 05:57

Sanitation systems

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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: PooPac: Using Oyster Mushrooms ...
by joshuaurieli
17 Feb 2018 13:40
Other toilet types are listed here in alphabetical order (some of them might use urine diversion, like some container-based systems).
Re: Ventilation of pits for toilet ...
by cremington
04 Feb 2018 08:04
This includes anything to do with wet faecal sludge collected from pit latrines, septic tanks or similar on-site sanitation systems
Re: Guidelines and Policies on FSM ...
by Mahesh
18 Feb 2018 18:12
The treatment processes are listed here in alphabetical order
Re: Solar treatment of feces? - to ...
by jscheerer
19 Feb 2018 09:51
Clean Public Toilets for Touri ...
by F H Mughal
04 Feb 2018 17:01
Sanitation systems for "unusual" conditions.
Sanitation security model - Sa ...
by bolaji
14 Feb 2018 14:53
Other technology topics are listed here in alphabetical order
Re: Linkage of Pit latrine usage a ...
by bowenarrow
20 Feb 2018 23:45

This section contains topics about people's behaviours and perceptions; how to influence these behaviours and to understand the psychology behind it all.
Ingredients for Improving Sani ...
by F H Mughal
18 Feb 2018 18:49
Put here topics about capacity development for more sustainable practices in sanitation where many sectors and authority levels are involved
Re: Sanitation Capacity Building P ...
by F H Mughal
14 Feb 2018 17:33
Includes CLTS, community health clubs and other community-led approaches
Re: CLTS with inclusive WASH progr ...
by rochelleholm
08 Feb 2018 12:44
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
Sewage Pollution - Duterte: To ...
by F H Mughal
10 Feb 2018 17:38

Wikipedia (85 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: Improving Wikipedia article on ...
by marcos
19 Feb 2018 22:36
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
Toilet Parliament
by PrabhatMisra
20 Oct 2017 15:43

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.
Market Based Programming for E ...
by eshaylor
16 Jan 2018 10:26
Includes "sanitation as a business" programs, developing new business models for sanitation, providing improved sanitation products and services, and better faecal sludge management.
Re: Game Called The Bottom Line – ...
by cecile
14 Feb 2018 13:50
Includes public finance from government, subsidy models, tariff systems, ODA (official development assistance) and results-based financing, and costing.
Re: Economic Valuation of Wastewat ...
by vissumo
12 Feb 2018 17:19
Includes public private partnerships (PPPs), government and citizens, governments and NGOs, government to government, policies and regulations for upscaling.
Re: Comparative Study of Sanitatio ...
by bossman
15 Feb 2018 00:13
Topics around sanitation in cities in particular with regards to appropriate planning, implementation, and management processes in cities
Who’s the cleanest of them all ...
by F H Mughal
11 Feb 2018 17:34
Includes also quality control, certifications, monitoring and enforcement issues.
Re: What do you mean by the term ' ...
by alexandra85
15 Feb 2018 14:19
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.
Upcoming SDG 6 Synthesis Repor ...
by Doreen
05 Feb 2018 12:05

Resource recovery

(204 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: any ideas about generating pho ...
by Akshay14
07 Feb 2018 10:44
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: SuSanA Webinar: The use of Bla ...
by stevensugden
09 Feb 2018 17:57
Wastewater/water reuse - Water ...
by campbelldb
22 Aug 2017 15:43
Technologies and business models to optimise the financial value recoverable from excreta and faecal sludge, such as nutrients, energy products and water.
Sustainable Waterless Sanitati ...
19 Jan 2018 16:22
Re: Benefit of Dry Fecal Matter Re ...
by hajo
16 Feb 2018 12:54

Introducing POOP Project from ...
by secretariat
15 Feb 2018 11:08
Re: Online Course for Faecal Sludg ...
by Amin
20 Feb 2018 11:21
WASH jobs/consultancies (20/2/ ...
by JoshuaNewton
20 Feb 2018 06:04
Re: WASH in Schools - looking for ...
by isaacaleminaa
16 Feb 2018 20:08
Here you can announce and discuss new publications. After a while, the posts might be moved to the relevant thematic categories.
M.Sc.Eng. thesis about urine n ...
by SeptienS
09 Feb 2018 16:29
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).
Performance of NGOs - story on ...
by F H Mughal
10 Feb 2018 17:12

SuSanA working groups

(130 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 sterennphilippe
02 Nov 2017 16:49
Re: WG2 Meeting ~Stockholm~Monday ...
by conniebenjamin
30 Oct 2017 15:22
Re: Working Group 3 members: pleas ...
by muench
19 Mar 2017 13:59
Re: What has happened lately in th ...
by eshaylor
28 Dec 2017 09:53
Introducing new WG 5 co-lead: ...
by ddiba
16 Jan 2018 11:31

WG 6 (Cities) (9 topics)

Cities and planning
Re: SuSanA Working Group 6 video ( ...
by Prit
05 Sep 2017 22:21
Community, rural and schools (with gender and social aspects)
Re: Renaming and updating the WG7 ...
by scottchen
17 Feb 2018 15:15
Emergency and reconstruction situations
Re: New Global Handwashing Partner ...
by campbelldb
24 Jan 2018 15:00
Re: Please say hello in SuSanA Edi ...
by Carol McCreary
20 Mar 2017 15:12
O&M in Schools @ Stockholm Wor ...
by rob#
28 Aug 2017 15:48
Re: Working Group 11 (groundwater) ...
by mmadrid
27 Feb 2017 04:33
Re: Working Group 12 (Co-)Leads
by ktesh
26 Nov 2017 21:32
Re: WG 13 - Take the handwashing q ...
by muench
08 Dec 2017 02:41
Where can I find more informat ...
by muench
05 Sep 2017 12:04


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This category is an interactive help centre for all users of the SuSanA discussion forum.
Show me how to use this discus ...
by muench
23 Oct 2017 13:02
Put here questions about the SuSanA website and other related tools, such as our Flickr photo database, Youtube channel, social media.
View the SuSanA website in you ...
by muench
13 Feb 2018 16:07
Re: Forum Categories Need to be Re ...
by F H Mughal
06 Feb 2018 18:32
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