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Promoting handwashing and sanitation : evidence from a large-scale randomized trial in rural Tanzania (English)

The association between hygiene, sanitation, and health is well documented, yet thousands of children die each year from exposure to contaminated fecal matter. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7164 JAN 01, 2015

Briceno, Bertha; Coville, Aidan; Martinez , Sebastian

India - Swachh Bharat Mission Support Program Project (English)

Program Information Document PID17448 DEC 07, 2014

India - Swachh Bharat Mission Support Program Project (English)

Program Information Document PID17448 DEC 07, 2014

Vietnam - Scaling-up Sanitation Project (English)

Project Information Document 93124 DEC 05, 2014

Scaling up rural sanitation : Investing in the next generation : children grow taller, and smarter, in rural, mountainous villages of Vietnam where community members use improved sanitation (English)

Widespread lack of improved sanitation in rural areas of Vietnam leads to stunting, i.e. children being too short for their age. It is not the water that makes children sick and malnourished, it is the feces: sanitation is the primary barrier to stop the ingestion of human feces. ... See More +

Brief 93725 DEC 01, 2014

Haiti - Cholera Emergency Response Project (English)

Ratings for the Sindh On-farm Water Management Project for Pakistan were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 89201 SEP 17, 2014

A randomized, controlled study of a rural sanitation behavior change program in Madhya Pradesh, India (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled A randomized, controlled study of a rural sanitation behavior change program in Madhya Pradesh, India, conducted between 2009 and 2011 in India. ... See More +

Brief 90351 SEP 02, 2014

Patil, Sumeet R.; Arnold, Benjamin F.; Salvatore, Alicia; Briceno, Bertha; Colford, John M.; Gertler, Paul J.

Scaling up rural sanitation : improved sanitation can make children taller and smarter in Rural Tanzania (English)

In Tanzania, 87.8 percent of households do not have access to improved sanitation, such as a latrine or a toilet that separates human feces from human contact. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 90045 AUG 01, 2014

What influences open defecation and latrine ownership in rural households? : findings from a global review (English)

As part of its scaling up rural sanitation and domestic private sector participation programs, the water and sanitation program (WSP) of the World Bank has been commissioning formative research studies among households. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 90044 AUG 01, 2014

O'Connell, Kathryn

Validity of rapid measures of hand washing behavior : an analysis of data from multiple impact evaluations in the global scaling up hand washing project (English)

There is increasing interest in improving hand washing in low- and middle-income countries. The validity of rapid hand washing measures was evaluated by comparing them to hand washing behavior measured during five-hour structured observations. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 90744 AUG 01, 2014

Ram, Pavani K.; Sahli, Michelle W.; Arnold, Benjamin; Colford, John M.; Chase, Claire; Briceno, Bertha; Orsola-Vidal, Alexandra; Gertler, Paul

Analysis of hand washing behaviors measured in baseline impact evaluation surveys : findings from Peru, Senegal, and Vietnam (English)

Hand washing with soap has been shown to reduce diarrhea and respiratory disease, the two leading causes of childhood deaths in low- and middle-income settings. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 90745 AUG 01, 2014

Ram, Pavani K.; Briceno, Bertha; Chase, Claire; Arnold, Ben; Colford, John M.; Gertler, Paul; Orsola-Vidal, Alexandra

Kyrgyz Republic - Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89819 JUL 01, 2014

Papua New Guinea - Water, sanitation, and hygiene policy development support : synthesis report of technical assistance (English)

Papua New Guinea (PNG) has a population of 6.9 million people, 87 percent of whom live in rural environments. Access to improved water and sanitation has been declining in recent years and as a result PNG is not on track to meet either the millennium development goals, or its own national development targets of 70 percent access by 2030, and 100 percent access by 2050. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program ACS8481 MAY 30, 2014

India - Knowledge forum showcasing best practices in sanitation : what works at scale? Distilling the critical success factors for scaling up rural sanitation (English)

In February 2014, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India, in collaboration with the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) of the World Bank, brought together policy makers, scholars and practitioners in Jaipur, India, for the Knowledge Sharing Forum entitled what works at scale? ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8929 MAY 27, 2014

IT based innovation in rural and urban WSS - Sanitation Hackathon (English)

The need for innovative solutions to the chronic lack of sanitation worldwide is immense. Of those people who lack access to improved sanitation. 1.1 billion have no facilities at all and defecate in the open. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8614 MAY 26, 2014

Nepal - Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (English)

The development objectives of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project for Nepal are to: (i) increase sustainable access to improved water services and promote improved sanitation and hygiene practices in rural areas; and (ii) develop and implement a long-term support mechanism to promote the sustainability of water supply schemes in selected districts. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 81863 APR 28, 2014

Ghana - OBA Urban Sanitation Facility for the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 88635 APR 03, 2014

El Salvador - Monitoring country progress in drinking water and sanitation (MAPAS) (English)

This report presents the results of a sector analysis and dialogue carried out during the implementation of the Monitoring Country Progress in Drinking Water and Sanitation (MAPAS) regional initiative in El Salvador. ... See More +

Working Paper 87676 APR 01, 2014

Spanish

Can demand for toilets be encouraged ? evidence from Indonesia (English)

In Indonesia, the World Bank worked with the government to develop new approaches to discourage open defecation and increase the number of toilets in poor, rural areas. ... See More +

Brief 86368 FEB 01, 2014

Marcus, Aliza [editor]

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Promoting handwashing and sanitation : evidence from a large-scale randomized trial in rural Tanzania (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7164 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Swachh Bharat Mission Support Program Project (English)
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DEC 07, 2014 PID17448 Program Information Document
India - Swachh Bharat Mission Support Program Project (English)
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DEC 07, 2014 PID17448 Program Information Document
Vietnam - Scaling-up Sanitation Project (English)
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DEC 05, 2014 93124 Project Information Document
Scaling up rural sanitation : investing in the next generation : Children grow taller, and smarter, in rural villages of Lao PDR where all community members use improved sanitation (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93724 Brief
Scaling up rural sanitation : Investing in the next generation : children grow taller, and smarter, in rural, mountainous villages of Vietnam where community members use improved sanitation (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93725 Brief
Haiti - Cholera Emergency Response Project (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 89201 Implementation Completion and Results Report
A randomized, controlled study of a rural sanitation behavior change program in Madhya Pradesh, India (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90351 Brief
Scaling up rural sanitation : improved sanitation can make children taller and smarter in Rural Tanzania (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90045 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
What influences open defecation and latrine ownership in rural households? : findings from a global review (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90044 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Validity of rapid measures of hand washing behavior : an analysis of data from multiple impact evaluations in the global scaling up hand washing project (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90744 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Analysis of hand washing behaviors measured in baseline impact evaluation surveys : findings from Peru, Senegal, and Vietnam (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90745 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Kyrgyz Republic - Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89819 Procurement Plan
Papua New Guinea - Water, sanitation, and hygiene policy development support : synthesis report of technical assistance (English)
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MAY 30, 2014 ACS8481 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
India - Knowledge forum showcasing best practices in sanitation : what works at scale? Distilling the critical success factors for scaling up rural sanitation (English)
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MAY 27, 2014 ACS8929 Working Paper
IT based innovation in rural and urban WSS - Sanitation Hackathon (English)
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MAY 26, 2014 ACS8614 Working Paper
Nepal - Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (English)
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APR 28, 2014 81863 Project Appraisal Document
Ghana - OBA Urban Sanitation Facility for the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Project (English)
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APR 03, 2014 88635 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
El Salvador - Monitoring country progress in drinking water and sanitation (MAPAS) (English)
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APR 01, 2014 87676 Working Paper Spanish
Can demand for toilets be encouraged ? evidence from Indonesia (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 86368 Brief