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PHAST stands for Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation.

TitleThe PHAST initiative : participatory hygiene and sanitation transformation : a new approach to working with communities
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsClark, L, Simpson-Hebert, M, Sawyer, R
Secondary TitleParticipatory hygiene and sanitation transformation (PHAST)
Volumeno. 1
Paginationvi, 39 p. : 2 fig., 8 photogr.
Date Published1996-11-01
PublisherWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Place PublishedGeneva, Switzerland
Keywordsbehaviour, botswana, cab97/3, community management, field studies, hygiene, kenya, participatory methods, sanitation, sdiafr, sdihyg, sdipar, susthyed, uganda, water supply, zimbabwe

PHAST stands for Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation. It is an innovative approach designed to promote hygiene behaviours, sanitation improvements and community management of water and sanitation facilities using specifically developed participatory techniques. The report documents: a. the principles which underlie the approach; b. how the methodology was developed at workshops in the African region; c. the impact that PHAST made on communities and extension workers that were part of field tests; d. the lessons learned during the field tests; and e. how the approach can be adopted more widely and what the enabling factors are for this.

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Original PublicationL'initiative 'PHAST' : participation a la transformation de l'hygiene et de l'assainissement : une nouvelle methode de travail avec les communautes, La iniciativa 'PHAST' : transformacion participativa para la higiene y el saneamiento : un nuevo enfoque p


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