India: BORDA introduces Health Impact Assessment and -Monitoring for all Community Based Sanitation Projects

BORDA and its 16 network partners in India are implementing sanitation projects including the construction of DEWATS [Decentralized Waste Water Treatment] in slums and poor peri-urban settlements for the last 8 years. Due to time and resources constraints, a systematic evaluation of the achieved impacts on the health and hygiene condition of the direct beneficiaries/users could not be done until this year.

In spring 2008, BORDA together with 5 partner organizations developed a tool allowing the evaluation of already realized impacts and an on-going health and hygiene impact monitoring.

Read more: Meike Zinn-Meinken, BORDA, 01 July 2008

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