Costs, economic evaluation, My papers, Sanitation, the WASH sector

New paper – trial-based cost-benefit analysis of a CLTS intervention in Ethiopia

My colleague Seungman Cha has a paper out this week, which I co-authored with him and others. It’s a trial-based cost-benefit analysis (CBA) of a community-led total sanitation (CLTS) intervention in rural south-western Ethiopia. We estimated intervention delivery costs from financial records and recurrent costs from the trial's surveys. All outcome data are from the… Continue reading New paper – trial-based cost-benefit analysis of a CLTS intervention in Ethiopia

Costs, Sanitation, the WASH sector, Water

Funders shouldn’t misinterpret WASH-B and SHINE results as “WASH doesn’t work”

There has been a lot of debate about the well-designed and well-conducted WASH-B (Kenya, Bangladesh) and SHINE (Zimbabwe) trials of rural WASH interventions in the past year or so. Most recently, the big names in WASH epidemiology published a consensus paper. Many funders may not read it, which would be a shame, as it is… Continue reading Funders shouldn’t misinterpret WASH-B and SHINE results as “WASH doesn’t work”