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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion

Chapter 2

Divided into six main sections: Hygiene Promotion, Water Supply, Excreta Disposal, Vector Control, Solid Waste Management and Drainage.
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International legal instruments


Sanitary Surveys


Hygiene Promotion

  • Almedom, A, Blumenthal, U and Manderson, L (1997), Hygiene Evaluation Procedures: Approaches and Methods for Assessing Water- and Sanitation-Related Hygiene Practices. International Nutrition Foundation for Developing Countries. Available from Intermediate Technology Publications.
  • Benenson, AS, ed. (1995), Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 16th Edition. American Public Health Association.
  • Ferron, S, Morgan, J and O’Reilly, M (2000), Hygiene Promotion: A Practical Manual for Relief and Development. Oxfam GB. Intermediate Technology Development Group Publishing. ISBN 1 85339 505 6.

Water Supply

Water Quality

Excreta Disposal

Vector Control

Solid Waste

Medical Waste


Last updated Apr 01, 2011