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School sanitation and hygiene promotion in Uganda : the challenge (English)

This field note highlights lessons learned, and recommendations for promotion of school sanitation, and hygiene, using Uganda as a case study. The study attempted to: a) create awareness on the need for use of public funds for school sanitation; b) review the institutional arrangements in place (policies, strategies, institutions, and actors); c) analyze the nature of the interventions, which have been put in place; and, d) document the experiences, lessons, and recommendations in promoting school sanitation, and hygiene.


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    Bitature, Agnes Sidibe, Myriam

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    School sanitation and hygiene promotion in Uganda : the challenge

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Bitature, Agnes Sidibe, Myriam

School sanitation and hygiene promotion in Uganda : the challenge (English). Water and sanitation program field note Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.