Feb 22

Health in Africa Series – Stinking Toilets, Civilized Users: Towards a Function-Based Indicator of Progress on Sanitation in Informal Settlements

Location
Zoom Webinar
Date(s)
Feb 22, 2024 from 9am (EST)

The University of Toronto is pleased to invite you to attend the session of the Health in Africa Series, entitled “Stinking
Toilets, Civilized Users: Towards a Function-Based Indicator of Progress on Sanitation in Informal Settlements”.
The presenter, Kwame Norvixoxo is currently a Faculty member, Chair of the Research and Ethics Committee and Project Manager for the African Leadership University Health Collaborative project.

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate why “People are the most difficult aspect of the entire sanitation revolution.”
  • Discuss key influential factors that sanitation technologies must meet and that affect users’ sanitation behaviors. Case studies from three informal settlements in Cape Town, South Africa will be featured.
  • Uncover the WHO indicators that international, national, provincial, and local governments use to ascertain sanitation provision progress.

 

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