community hygiene


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community hygiene

A term sometimes used as a synonym for public health.
See also: hygiene
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Widespread open defecation and poor personal and community hygiene practices
Implement the Global WASH Cluster s 3-day Community Hygiene Promoter training
By raising awareness of the importance of sanitation through community hygiene campaigns and by training local producers to build toilets, the project will aim to construct 100 demonstration toilets, sell 1,500 new and 500 upgraded household toilets through micro-credit financing, and as a result significantly curb incidence of water-borne diseases in the area.
Project activities include: (1) rehabilitating 45 hand pumps and 32 kilometres of water distribution pipelines; (2) constructing 1,300 new latrines and rehabilitating 1,250 existing latrines, benefitting 43,000 displaced people; (3) training five water committees and providing eight school water points, benefitting 6,400 internally displaced children; (4) providing hygiene training to 150 community hygiene promoters and providing 5,000 hygiene kits to vulnerable women and girls; and (5) distributing 9,000 mosquito nets, benefitting 18,000 women and children.
Project activities include: (1) establishing nine new water points in seven health facilities and rehabilitating 15 boreholes for 12,400 people; (2) establishing 24 water committees to manage, operate and maintain new water points and constructing 6 blocks of latrines in four communities, benefitting over 900 people; (3) training five community hygiene promoters and conducting five sanitation and hygiene training sessions; and (4) providing supplemental feeding to 9,484 children under-five and 1,897 malnourished pregnant or lactating women.

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