Water Sanitation and Hygiene Standards for Schools in Low-cost Settings
Nonserial Publication
Adams, J., Sims, J., Chartier, Y., Bartram, J.
World Health Organization
ISBN-13    9789241547796 ISBN-10    9241547790
Order Number    11500770 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    20.00 / US$    24.00 Developing countries:    CHF    14.00
English     2009        64   pages
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Adequate provision of water supply, sanitation, hygiene and waste management in schools has a number of positive effects and contributes to a reduced burden of disease among children, staff and their families. Such interventions also provide opportunities for greater gender equity in access to education, and create educational opportunities to promote safe environments at home and in communities.

This book provides guidance on water, sanitation and hygiene required in schools. The guidelines it contains are designed to be used in low-cost settings in low- and medium resource countries, and to support the development and implementation of national policies. It is aimed at education managers and planners, architects, urban planners, water and sanitation technicians, teaching staff, school boards, village education committees, local authorities and similar bodies.