5 October 2015
At the height of the Ebola outbreak, we received reports of an astonishing statistic: all 284 open defecation- free communities were reporting that they were also Ebola-free, despite being surrounded by Ebola hotspots. Was there a link between being open defecation free and Ebola-free? Or between the Community-Led Total Sanitation process and Ebola resistance? What if Ebola’s spread could be limited, its impact lessened, with behavioral changes and community buy-in?
5 October 2015
Bangladesh achieved amazing success in sanitation in 15 years. As much as 33 percent people used to defecate in the open in the year 2000, whereas the figure is now only 1 percent. At the South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN), a SAARC ministerial meeting to be held in Dhaka in next January, Bangladesh will be declared a ‘country free from open defecation’.
17 September 2015
UNICEF and the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University are hosting a free virtual conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in WASH in Schools on Thursday 22nd October 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT). The theme is 'Championing MHM in Schools Through Evidence and Advocacy'.
9 September 2015
Benue State Government has pledged its readiness to host the next Nigerian CLTS conference.
3 September 2015
Mbulu and Mulongwe chiefdoms in Samfya district deserve commendation for joining other chiefdoms in attaining Open Defecation Free (ODF) status; a development aimed at inducing sustainable behavioural change and practices in hygiene and sanitation.
13 August 2015
A group of students at Art Center College of Design in California have built a low-cost, easy-to-use tool, called Flo, to wash and dry reusable sanitary cloths.
15 July 2015
Water and sanitation are fundamental human rights, and providing access through CLTS is a way of empowering the most unconnected and disadvantaged
17 June 2015
The CLTS Knowledge Hub will be offering four CLTS-related activities at the upcoming international WEDC Conference which is taking place in Loughborough from the 27-31 July 2015.
15 June 2015
Integration of Nutrition and WaSH programmes was the key topic discussed at the multi sectorial panel seminar hosted by Irish Aid, the IFGH and the Development Studies Association of Ireland on the 19th May.
15 June 2015
Sustainability is without doubt one of the most burning subject matters that subsumes many of the issues that we are seeing in CLTS and wider WASH practice.On Wednesday 24th June, from 14.00-15.30 BST (convert to your time zone here), the CLTS Knowledge Hub will offer a webinar on the subject.


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