Sanitation and Hygiene Applied Research for Equity (SHARE) consortium

United Kingdom • London

 

Established in 2010 with funding from the UK Department for International Development, the Sanitation and Hygiene Applied Research for Equity (SHARE) consortium seeks to contribute to achieving universal access to effective, sustainable and equitable sanitation and hygiene by generating, synthesising and translating evidence to improve policy and practice worldwide. Since our inception, we have conducted research across a range of sanitation and hygiene-related issues to address national sector needs in the countries which we work, focussing particularly on the broad thematic areas of: equity, health, markets and urban sanitation. In 2015, SHARE commenced a second phase of research and refocused to four new themes: complementary food hygiene, nutrition, urban sanitation and vaccines. Our activities are now concentrated in sub-Saharan Africa, specifically: Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia.

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Projects in SuSanA database: 4

2015 - 2018

Mikono Safi - a cluster randomised controlled intervention trial in fourteen schools in North-West Tanzania

To assess the effectiveness of a behaviour change intervention that promotes hand washing with soap

Mikono Safi, which means clean hands in Kiswahili, is a study taking place among school-aged children in the Kagera Region, North-West Tanzania. The aim of the study is to assess the effectiveness of a behaviour change intervention that promotes hand washing with soap, in reducing both the prevalence and infection intensity of Soil-Transmitted …

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2015 - 2018

Integrating WASH and food hygiene in Chikwawa District, Southern Malawi

To determine the relative effectiveness of food hygiene and WASH interventions in preventing diarrhoeal disease in under-fives in Chikwawa District, Southern Malawi

This study aims to determine the relative effectiveness of food hygiene and WASH interventions in preventing diarrhoeal disease in under-fives in Chikwawa District, Southern Malawi. Led by the Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit (MEIRU) in partnership with the Malawi Polytechnic, researchers will use the findings from formative …

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2015 - 2018

San-Dem (enhance demand for and acquisition of improved toilets in peri-urban informal settlements of Zambia)

Assess proportion of households that improve their motivation to acquire an improved toilet within 6 months of the intervention

Led by the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) in collaboration with LSHTM, the study will use the Behaviour Centered Design methodology, and a cluster randomised controlled trial will evaluate the intervention. The study's primary outcome will be the proportion of households that improve their motivation to acquire an …

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2015 - 2018

Safe Start Trial - Childhood hygiene intervention on enteric infections and growth faltering in low-income settlements of Kisumu, Kenya

Designing and testing a novel child hygiene intervention in collaboration with community members, the health extension system and local government

Led by the Great Lakes University, Kisumu, this study will design, implement and evaluate the impact of a novel early childhood hygiene intervention targeting caregivers of children at three months of age on enteric infections and growth faltering in low-income settlements of Kisumu, Kenya.

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