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Lessons learnt from sanitation and hygiene practitioners' workshops, 2007-2011

IRC (2011)

Published in: 2011

International Sanitation and Water Centre (the Netherlands), Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, WSSCC (Switzerland)


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What works in hygiene and sanitation programming and what does not? Why, with so many good experiences and advances, are basic needs and challenges not met? What are our future priorities? These questions were addressed in eight regional practitioners’ workshops, held in four continents, where approximately 250 professionals shared their experience and research findings on sanitation and hygiene promotion between the period of 2007 and 2011. With over 100 papers delivered and deliberated upon, discussion in the workshops provided remarkable insight into hygiene and sanitation in WASH programming worldwide. Of the eight regional workshops, seven were organised by the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre with its partners. WaterAid Australia organised a hygiene practitioners’ workshop in Melbourne, which was attended by IRC. This report highlights the commonalities and innovative thinking arising from the deliberations in all eight workshops. It underscores the urgent need to prioritise sanitation and hygiene in WASH programmes and details key intervention strategies that are helpful in improving governance and enhancing, for example, urban/rural programming, financing, and monitoring.

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IRC (2011). Lessons learnt from sanitation and hygiene practitioners' workshops, 2007-2011. International Sanitation and Water Centre (the Netherlands), Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, WSSCC (Switzerland)

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