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.
London Sewer-Clogging Fatbergs
by F H Mughal
17 May 2018 19:07
Links between nutrition and WASH can be discussed here, for example stunted growth in children due to lack of sanitation
ACF paper on WASH and Nutritio ...
by jla
25 Apr 2018 15:50
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: Introducing Tippy tap Kenya (h ...
by lajipaille
06 May 2018 09:35
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.
WASH in schools and girls' edu ...
by pharvey
16 May 2018 16:05
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: Assessment of WASH facilities ...
by F H Mughal
12 Mar 2018 10:36
Menstrual Hygiene Webinar Seri ...
by janschlenk
18 May 2018 16:55

Sanitation systems

(977 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: Sani Solar, designed as a dry ...
by jscheerer
18 May 2018 17:14
Other toilet types are listed here in alphabetical order (some of them might use urine diversion, like some container-based systems).
Emptying of cesspit (holding t ...
by hajo
17 Apr 2018 15:12
This includes anything to do with wet faecal sludge collected from pit latrines, septic tanks or similar on-site sanitation systems
Re: Fresh/Undigested Sludge in Pla ...
by muench
16 May 2018 05:37
The treatment processes are listed here in alphabetical order
Re: DRDO Biotoilet in India (Defen ...
by pkjha
20 May 2018 04:24
Re: Are public toilets inclusive o ...
by DianeKellogg
18 May 2018 16:24
Sanitation systems for "unusual" conditions.
Re: Re: Sanitation for the Homeles ...
by markllo
01 May 2018 04:59
Other technology topics are listed here in alphabetical order
Re: A New Technique to Purify Rive ...
by F H Mughal
19 May 2018 12:36

This section contains topics about people's behaviours and perceptions; how to influence these behaviours and to understand the psychology behind it all.
Re: Deeper Self Perception Behavio ...
by depinder
10 May 2018 04:59
Put here topics about capacity development for more sustainable practices in sanitation where many sectors and authority levels are involved
Re: Sanitation Capacity Building w ...
by depinder
11 May 2018 04:14
Includes CLTS, community health clubs and other community-led approaches
An Examination of CLTS’s Contr ...
by F H Mughal
27 Apr 2018 20:05
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: World Water Development Report ...
by muench
09 May 2018 06:34

Wikipedia (87 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: Can you help improve the Wikip ...
by muench
04 May 2018 16:29
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: Social Accountability in Water ...
by muench
20 Apr 2018 17:39

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.
Re: Up-scaling Basic Sanitation fo ...
by alexandra85
03 May 2018 14:02
Includes "sanitation as a business" programs, developing new business models for sanitation, providing improved sanitation products and services, and better faecal sludge management.
One Toilet at a Time
by F H Mughal
17 May 2018 19:32
Includes public finance from government, subsidy models, tariff systems, ODA (official development assistance) and results-based financing, and costing.
Re: Research Call - Analysis of le ...
by muench
24 Apr 2018 05:41
Includes public private partnerships (PPPs), government and citizens, governments and NGOs, government to government, policies and regulations for upscaling.
The Netherlands WASH strategy ...
by ainulfirdatun
09 May 2018 15:28
Topics around sanitation in cities in particular with regards to appropriate planning, implementation, and management processes in cities
Re: Sanitation Decision Support Sy ...
by Lila
17 May 2018 14:22
Includes also quality control, certifications, monitoring and enforcement issues.
Re: ANSI Calls on Expert Stakehold ...
by kimgerly
25 Apr 2018 01:40
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.
Global Problems Like Climate C ...
by Templeton
05 May 2018 17:35

Resource recovery

(211 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.
Urine-ponics for urban agricul ...
by farroyo
25 Apr 2018 19:11
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: Methodology for BSF for Clean ...
by msrikanth
09 Apr 2018 15:51
Re: Areas of potential indirect re ...
by alibey
01 May 2018 05:56
Technologies and business models to optimise the financial value recoverable from excreta and faecal sludge, such as nutrients, energy products and water.
Re: Pellets from UDDT/composting t ...
by FroggiVR
08 May 2018 23:06
Re: Benefit of Dry Fecal Matter Re ...
by hajo
16 Feb 2018 12:54

Seeking your cooperation for f ...
by nityajacob
17 May 2018 12:47
Webinar: The impact of land-ba ...
by riccardozennaro
18 May 2018 08:44
Re: IWMI is hiring - MENA Project ...
by F H Mughal
12 May 2018 19:35
Re: Request for support to provide ...
by Hopeworks
25 Mar 2018 08:41
Here you can announce and discuss new publications. After a while, the posts might be moved to the relevant thematic categories.
Re: Collaboration with the Hindi W ...
by F H Mughal
25 Apr 2018 19:08
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: Soil Pollution by Sewage
by Ashok
20 May 2018 05:56

SuSanA working groups

(136 topics)
This category contains practical information regarding the work of SuSanA's 13 working groups, like upcoming meetings. It does not contain thematic discussions.
Importance of Informal WASH se ...
by depinder
05 May 2018 04:14
Re: WG2 Meeting ~Stockholm~Monday ...
by conniebenjamin
30 Oct 2017 15:22
Re: New WG 3 Co-Lead: Introduction ...
by sujoy
03 May 2018 14:29
Re: What has happened lately in th ...
by eshaylor
28 Dec 2017 09:53
Re: Invitation to contribute to Su ...
by kocsy
04 May 2018 10:37

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 shobana
10 Apr 2018 15:32
Emergency and reconstruction situations
Transitional Sanitation
by Alice
26 Apr 2018 16:41
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
USAID/WASHPaLS grant to test i ...
by campbelldb
26 Apr 2018 13:39
What role do SuSanA`s working ...
by marajohanna
02 May 2018 10:09


(87 topics)
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.
Problems with the SuSanA websi ...
by muench
25 Apr 2018 12:20
Re: What is the secret to the SuSa ...
by muench
01 May 2018 04:32
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