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TitleHandwashing with soap : two paths to national-scale programs : lessons from the field : Vietnam and Indonesia
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsDutton, P
Secondary TitleField note / WSP
Pagination22 p.; 1 tab.; 4 boxes; 7 fig.; 6 photographs; 2 maps
Date Published2011-05-01
PublisherWater and Sanitation Program - East Asia and the Pacific, WSP-EAP
Place PublishedJakarta, Indonesia
Keywordshand washing, hygiene, indonesia, personal hygiene, viet nam

This Field Note describes two Southeast Asian programs that are making handwashing a feature of everyday lives on a national scale: the Handwashing Initiative (HWI) in Vietnam, which has reached nearly two million caretakers of young children and 80,000 students; and the Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with Soap (PPP-HWWS) in Indonesia, which has contributed to reaching millions of students, mothers, workers, and travelers. The program in Vietnam has concentrated on first gaining an understanding on how people actually behave and then determining how to change that behavior, while the program in Indonesia leverages the reach of the private sector and other partners to scale up handwashing initiatives that were previously researched and already underway. They both demonstrate ideas that can be applied in other countries. [authors abstract]

NotesWith 5 references "for further reading".
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