Skip to main content

Scaling up rural sanitation : findings from the impact evaluation baseline survey in Madhya Pradesh, India : global scaling up rural sanitation

In response to the preventable threats posed by poor sanitation and hygiene, the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) launched two large-scale projects, Global Scaling Up Handwashing and Global Scaling Up Rural Sanitation, to improve the health and welfare outcomes for millions of poor people. Local and national governments are implementing these projects with technical support from WSP. The goal of Global Scaling Up Rural Sanitation is to reduce the risk of diarrhea and therefore increase household productivity by stimulating demand for sanitation in the lives of people in India, Indonesia, and Tanzania. The statistics generated from the baseline IE data indicate that there is a substantial need for improvements in sanitation and sanitation-related behaviors in MP. Although the
data are limited in establishing causality, emerging trends indicate that gains in improved sanitation, likely to be brought about by TSC, could have positive impacts on the health and welfare of rural families, especially young children. [authors abstract]

TitleScaling up rural sanitation : findings from the impact evaluation baseline survey in Madhya Pradesh, India : global scaling up rural sanitation
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsSalvatore, A.L., Patil, S.R., Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) - South Asia
Secondary TitleTechnical paper / WSP
Pagination65 p.; 60 tab.; 5 fig.; 1 box
Date Published2011-03-01
PublisherWater and Sanitation Program, WSP
Place PublishedWashington, DC, USA
Keywordsaccess to sanitation, child health, child hygiene, health, health aspects, health hazards, health impact, hygiene, india, india madhya pradesh, public health, toilet hygiene
Abstract

In response to the preventable threats posed by poor sanitation and hygiene, the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) launched two large-scale projects, Global Scaling Up Handwashing and Global Scaling Up Rural Sanitation, to improve the health and welfare outcomes for millions of poor people. Local and national governments are implementing these projects with technical support from WSP. The goal of Global Scaling Up Rural Sanitation is to reduce the risk of diarrhea and therefore increase household productivity by stimulating demand for sanitation in the lives of people in India, Indonesia, and Tanzania. The statistics generated from the baseline IE data indicate that there is a substantial need for improvements in sanitation and sanitation-related behaviors in MP. Although the
data are limited in establishing causality, emerging trends indicate that gains in improved sanitation, likely to be brought about by TSC, could have positive impacts on the health and welfare of rural families, especially young children. [authors abstract]

NotesWith 8 references
Custom 1822, 305.2