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TitleHow to integrate water, sanitation and hygiene into HIV programmes
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsBery, R, Rosenbaum, J
Pagination113 p. : 5 boxes, 7 tab.
Date Published2010-01-01
PublisherWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Place PublishedGeneva, Switzerland
ISSN Number9789241548014
Keywordsguidelines, hiv/aids, hygiene, national level, policies, programmes, sanitation, sdihyg, water supply

This document integrates Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) practices into HIV care. Chapter 1 provides an overview of the document and some background on the evidence of the importance of WASH, the burden of unsafe water and sanitation, and effective WASH practices. Chapter 2 provides guidance on the WASH practices that national HIV/AIDS programmes should implement as a priority, and outlines a recommended approach for improving WASH practices. Chapter 3 describes steps to integrate WASH into key HIV-related reference documents such as policies, guidelines and handbooks, on a national and global level. Chapter 4 provides examples of specific language that can be used to modify HIV/AIDS policies and related materials, using safe drinking water as an example. Chapter 5 presents interventions that could be considered for programme approaches for WASH–HIV integration, depending on local priorities and resources. The chapter includes practical case studies.  The annexes provide practical tools that can be adapted to the local context, and more detailed descriptions of the evidence and literature on WASH and HIV.

NotesBibliography: p. 59-70. - Includes glossary
Custom 1304, 203.2


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