Water, sanitation and hygiene standards in schools in low-cost settings

The World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking assistance from those with suitable experience to review the draft – Water, sanitation and hygiene standards in schools in low-cost settings Draft- WASH Standards in Schools.  A “Response Form” which details the type of review being sought g can be found here Response Form .  Responses from interested individuals/institutions should be sent by 28 February 2009.

The guidelines deal specifically with water supply (water quality, quantity and access), hygiene promotion, sanitation, control of vector-borne disease, cleaning and waste disposal and food storage and preparation. They are designed for use in low-cost settings where simple and affordable measures can make a significant improvement to hygiene and health.

The draft guidelines have been edited by John Adams, Jamie Bartram, Yves Chartier and Jackie Sims.

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4 responses to “Water, sanitation and hygiene standards in schools in low-cost settings

  1. Link is not working, please help.

    Note editor: The link has been corrected should work now.

  2. I’m showing my interest for reviewing the draft. However, it wouldn’t open in my computer as want username and password. How can i get the softcopy of the draft report and response form. Would it be possible to send the soft version on my email account. Your cooperation would be appreciated

  3. Jennifer Jackson-Cole

    Hi, I’m a medical student in Sierra Leone. This year I’m starting my project/dissertation and my topic is Assessment of WASH in selected Primary Schoolsin the Western Area (capital). Can you please recommend anyone is this field?I’ll like to ask some questions and review some details. Thanks alot for the help.
    jennifer

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