Recent WASH research on latrine perfumes, MHM, and other topics

Open Access Journal Articles

Simulating latrine conditions to assess perfume performance against malodour. Flavour and Fragrance Journal, April 2018.

Improving menstrual hygiene management in emergency contexts: literature review of current perspectivesInternational Journal of Women’s Health, April 10, 2018. Authors: Crystal VanLeeuwen, Belen Torondel.

Transgender-inclusive sanitation: insights from South Asia. Waterlines, April 2018.

Developing the UNICEF Malawi School Handwashing Program. Social Marketing Quarterly, April 2018.

Locally produced hydrogen sulphide detecting water quality test kits increase household level monitoring in rural Tanzania. Journal of Water and Health, April 2018.

Open Access Reports

Menstrual hygiene management in schools in South Asia: Nepal. WaterAid.

Recorded Webinars

USAID Webinar on Women in Waste Management: An Opportunity – Women in Asia play a central role in environmental management, yet their work in the sector is often unpaid or underpaid. This webinar discusses constraints for women’s empowerment and job creation in the solid waste management sector.

From the SHARE 2018 Spring Newsletter

Engaging Participants in Community-based Research – Policy Brief – SHARE, WASHTED and other WASH and health research partners collaborated to explore issues of trust around community-based research through a community dialogue event in Chikwawa, Southern Malawi. This policy brief outlines key recommendations provided by participants to improve community engagement. The brief is aimed at researchers, research institutions and policymakers.

Researcher’s Guide to Good Practice in Community Health Research – Following a community engagement event in southern rural Malawi, SHARE and a number of collaborating organisations produced a researcher’s guide to good practice in community health research. The booklet outlines the steps researchers should follow when working with communities, from obtaining appropriate permissions to contacting households and collecting data.

Safe Start – Formative Research Brief – This briefing note provides an overview of the formative research conducted for the Safe Start project in Kenya. The brief highlights results from the formative work, and provides key learnings that will inform the main intervention.

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