State of Hygiene in Southern Africa: Summary of Key Findings

August 2018

Without good hygiene practices such as toilet use, handwashing with soap, water treatment, food hygiene and menstrual hygiene, the benefits of other poverty reduction strategies will be undermined, and human dignity will be compromised.

The State of Hygiene in Southern Africa study was commissioned to gather evidence on: the status of hygiene practice in the region; the enabling environment and institutional arrangements for the promotion of hygiene behaviour change; and key policy and programme bottlenecks for the prioritisation of hygiene.

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RegionSouthern Africa
ThemesHandwashing, Hygiene

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