19 Apr 2013 - 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — An estimated $260 billion USD is lost every year from a lack of access to sanitation, according to the World Bank.
4 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — The World Bank and its partners this weekend launched the first-ever Sanitation Hackathon, modeled on the successful Water Hackathon of October 2011, bringing together software developers, designer
25 Sep 2012 - 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
South Korea, BUSAN — Innovative technology of the type used in mobile phones can help address global water and sanitation challenges, according to World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) Manager JaehyangSo.
30 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Czech Republic, BRNO — Czech utility Moravská vodárenská, which operates in the Moravia region, this month started providing information about breakdowns in its distribution network, outages and compensatory supplies o
30 Apr 2012 - 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — The Kenyan government is working with donor agencies, civil society and the private sector to develop holistic data collection systems to guide future investment in water and sanitation sectors.<
8 Nov 2011 - 13:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — International NGO WaterAid’s Water Point Mapper tool was awarded the “Best Use of Technology” award late last month at The Charity Times Awards 2011, a celebration of best practices in the United
1 Nov 2011 - 10:32 by Local Press Report
KATHMANDU (SciDev.net) — Researchers have used a combination of geographic and genetic data to show how typhoid fever spreads, and could be used for mapping other disease patterns, a study has reported.
31 Oct 2011 - 21:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Computer programmers, designers and other information technology specialists came together over 48 hours in nine global locations to work on more than 100 water-related problems, and found severa
29 Sep 2010 - 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, RIO DE JANEIRO — Civil society organizations from Para and other Brazilian states, joined by Google Maps and Avatar director James Cameron and star Sigourney Weaver, earlier this month