Policy Brief: Community engagement and its implications for latrine coverage and better hygiene and

Community led sanitation and hygiene drives for better health

Highlights

The International Decade for Action - Water for life 2005-2015 report states that sanitation remains a powerful indicator of the state of human development in any community. Access to sanitation bestows benefits at many levels. Cross-country studies show that the method of disposing of excreta is one of the strongest determinants of child survival: the transition from unimproved to improved sanitation reduces overall child mortality by about a third.

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Author(s)
Government of Uganda, EPRC, UNICEF
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Languages
English

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