Hygiene

Global Health
0 Poo Wars: Making Light of a Serious Health Problem

Wastewater in street (informal settlement near Cape Town), South Africa A planned protest regarding the poor sanitation conditions in Cape Town sparked some interest when it was learned that would-be protesters were armed with feces. The South African press dubbed it the ‘poo wars’ and western media ran with it.…

Environment
0 USAID declares water is critical to global development

After fifty years in the game, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) unveiled its first ever water and development strategy. Some say it’s about time. “For many years in development work, water, sanitation and hygiene have been a bit forgotten,”  said Alanna Imbach, media officer with WaterAid America, to…