October 15 is Global Handwashing Day

October 15th, 2021

  • Events
  • Media

The 2021 theme is, ‘Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together’. COVID-19 continues to highlight the critical role hand hygiene plays.   Global Handwashing Day was founded…

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Report – Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage

January 25th, 2021

  • Australia
  • Government
  • Media

The Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage 2020 report was released in December by the productivity commission. The report measures the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people against 52 indicators across…

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Climate change, hot housing & health

October 15th, 2020

  • Australia
  • General
  • Media

Hot houses in hot climates can cause serious health issues. This was part of the discussion at an EcoFair in Alice Springs recently. The question was will Alice Springs region remains…

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Improved health from improved houses

June 15th, 2020

  • General
  • Media

Warm Houses in Cold Climates Healthabitat loves seeing simple and effective solutions to improving people’s health. HH says bravo to the Clean Warm House project in Peru which uses simple…

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House function & COVID-19

May 25th, 2020

  • Australia
  • General
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

What does house function have to do with COVID-19? HH read this excellent article on the Conversation and this one from Croakey which advocates for improved housing to reduce the…

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Student Exhibition of Nepal studio

March 23rd, 2020

  • Media
  • Nepal
  • Sanitation Studio

An exhibition on the role of maintenance in Nepal School Toilets, this what was put on after the 2019 Sanitation Studio in Nepal by the students involved

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