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WASH for school children : state-of-the-art in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

This document gives an overview of achievements to ensure that school children and their teachers can use safe drinking water, practice good hygiene, especially handwashing with soap, and use clean toilets in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It reflects the enabling environment that governments have created to ensure that basic WASH facilities are provided in all schools, and that school staff, students and the parent communities are able and committed to operate and maintain these facilities. The document also presents evidence that governments intend to increase WASH in Schools investments, both in hardware and software, and to ensure that WASH indicators are included in the national education management information systems. (author abstract)

TitleWASH for school children : state-of-the-art in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
Publication TypeLiterature Review
Year of Publication2012
Authorsvan Norden, H, Mooijman, A
EditionProvisional draft
Paginationvii, 52 p. : fig,, photogr.
Date Published01/2012
PublisherUNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA)
Place PublishedKathmandu, Nepal
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

This document gives an overview of achievements to ensure that school children and their teachers can use safe drinking water, practice good hygiene, especially handwashing with soap, and use clean toilets in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It reflects the enabling environment that governments have created to ensure that basic WASH facilities are provided in all schools, and that school staff, students and the parent communities are able and committed to operate and maintain these facilities. The document also presents evidence that governments intend to increase WASH in Schools investments, both in hardware and software, and to ensure that WASH indicators are included in the national education management information systems. (author abstract)

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