The researchers — why knowledge is more valuable than gifts
For two years, NGOs have been working with villagers from three continents in an ambitious attempt to develop a flexible research methodology — and strengthen community water management. Just an interesting academic exercise? Or the basis for future agency/user co-operation and real participatory planning?
Challenges facing school sanitation and hygiene education from the perspective of the school teacher
In helping school children adopt good habits during their formative years, it is vital to first produce a healthy learning environment using the hardware and software resources to hand.
Are changes in hygiene behaviour sustained?
We know that hygiene promotion activities can reduce the incidence of diarrhoeal diseases. But do people forget the hygiene lessons they have learned and drop back to old habits? This article describes how researchers set about finding out the answers to these questions.