Conference Materials - SaniPath
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Using an evidence based decision making process to guide sanitation investments in low resource communities – The SaniPath Tool – A Case Study of Accra, Ghana

H Yakubu
39th WEDC Conference (July 2016)

The Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene; the Emory University/Water Institute of CSIR/ TREND Group; and the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development hosted a side event showcasing the experiences of local partners who deployed the SaniPath Tool in Accra, Ghana. This side event delved into the usability of the tool, and the tool’s impact and usage by decision-makers. During the event, interested participants were encouraged to critique the tool and share whether the tool could be applied within their own work. READ MORE

The SaniPath Tool: Assessing public health risks from unsafe fecal sludge management in poor urban neighborhoods

CL Moe
WASH 2016 (May 2016)

Dr. Christine Moe presented the SaniPath Tool during the WASH 2016 conference, discussing the rationale and usage of the tool. Dr. Moe highlighted how poor fecal sludge management in urban areas can present public health risks and described how the SaniPath Tool can help assess these public health risks and prioritize sanitation investments. The WASH 2016 conference is a part of a conference series held by the International Water Centre, and is designed to bring together and support key players involved in WASH.

La Herramienta SaniPath: Evaluación de riesgos de salud pública de la gestión de lodos fecales inseguros en los barrios pobres urbanos

K Robb
Latin American Sanitation Conference (LatinoSan) (March 2016)

During LatinoSan, Kate Robb gave a presentation on the development and validation of the SaniPath Tool. During the presentation, Kate provided an overview of the SaniPath Tool and provided examples of SaniPath results from both Ghana and India. Kate also revealed upcoming plans to further develop the tool. LatinoSan is held every three years and brings together individuals and groups from academia, public sector, and private sector to highlight the importance of sanitation and safe FSM in countries’ agendas.


UNC 2015: Kate and Suraja present the SaniPath sub-study in Maputo

Kate Robb and Suraja Raj gave a short talk on our Maputo sub-study during the MapSan: Measuring Health Impacts of Urban Sanitation side event this morning at the UNC 2015 Water and Health Conference. The slides are available for download by clicking the image below below—please feel free to drop us a line or send a Tweet our way if you have any questions!

Characterizing Determinants of Hand Contamination in Low-Income Neighborhoods of Accra, Ghana

T Osborne, K Robb, J Ampofo, K Baker, D Berendes, C Null, H Reese, Y Wang, H Yakubu, and CL Moe
UNC Water and Health 2015 (October 2015)

This poster was prepared by Taylor Osborne. The poster presents a sub-study of SaniPath Phase 1 in Accra, Ghana, which assessed the correlation between E. coli and enterococci handrinse concentrations in different urban settings. This poster was presented at the 2015 UNC Water & Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy. The annual conference is hosted by the UNC Water Institute focuses on “drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis.”