Sharing experiences: Effective hygiene promotion in South-East Asia and the Pacific

Sharing experiences: Effective hygiene promotion in South-East Asia and the Pacific

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Sharing experiences: Effective hygiene promotion in South-East Asia and the Pacific was launched on Global Handwashing Day, Friday 15 October 2010.

 

Project Category: Consultancy
Key Areas of Work: Public Health, WASH
Client: AusAID (Australian government’s previous oversees aid program)
Project Date: September 2010
Project Location: South-East Asia and the Pacific

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The publication, Sharing experiences: Effective hygiene promotion in South-East Asia and the Pacific, was launched on Global Handwashing Day, Friday 15 October 2010.

The book aims to boost hygiene promotion efforts. It contains 11 new case studies from different countries and two keynote papers from international experts, all written to help people to design programs for the effective promotion of good hygiene practices.

The book is a collaboration between WaterAid Australia, the International WaterCentre, IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre and the contributing authors with financial support from AusAID, the Australian Government’s overseas aid program.

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Download the book (PDF 5.8Mb)

Download individual chapters

Table of Contents (PDF 138 kb)

Synthesis (PDF 180 Kb)

A snapshot of case studies (PDF 139 Kb)

Key lessons (PDF 180 Kb)

 

Download keynote papers

From Semmelweis to Global Handwashing Day: What’s the latest on hygiene promotion? 

Dr Valerie Curtis, The Hygiene Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

 

Coming into its own: Hygiene promotion for development 

Dr Christine Sijbesma, IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre

 

Download community-based approaches

1. Volunteering for water, sanitation and hygiene behaviour improvements 

Heather Moran, BESIK (Bee Saneamentu no Ijene iha Komunidade)

 

2. Stories from rural hygiene promoters in Vanuatu: PHAST, tippy taps and working with men and women

Gabrielle Halcrow and Joanne Crawford, International Women’s Development Agency; Jocelyn Loughman, World Vision Vanuatu

 

3. Hygiene Improvement Project: Why WASH matters

Renuka Bery, Julia Rosenbaum, and Eleonore Seumo, Hygiene Improvement Project / Academy for Educational Development; Elizabeth Younger, Hygiene Improvement Project / The Manoff Group

 

4. Jakarta’s impoverished kids lesson series: 10 take-home hygiene messages

Mindy Weimer, Yayasan Tirta Lestari and Mita Sirait, WatSan Action

 

5. Tugeda Uime Waka for Helti Komuniti (together we work for healthy communities)

Sarah Davies and Donna Webb, Australian Red Cross

 

6. Real involvement, real participation

Miriam Layton and Steve Layton, AT Projects

 

Download campaign approaches

 7. Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with Soap in Indonesia

Ida Rafiqah and Isabel Blackett, Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), World Bank

 

8. The development of an entertainment education program to promote handwashing with soap among primary school children in Vietnam

Nga Kim Nguyen, The Vietnam Handwashing Initiative, Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) World Bank

 

9. Global Handwashing Day and beyond

Ann Thomas, UNICEF

 

Download school focus

10. A strong foundation: Revising Cambodia’s National School Health Curriculum to prevent and control intestinal worms

Leng Wannak and Aminuzzaman Talukder, Helen Keller International – Cambodia; Pen Saroeun, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (School Health Department); Kim Koporc, Children Without Worms

11. Student-led hygiene promotion and empowerment in rural schools in the Western Pacific (a photo story)

Christian Nielsen, Live and Learn Environmental Education

 

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