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Title: Handwashing hardware implementation imperatives
Authors: Harries, Stephen
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: HARRIES, S., 2005. Handwashing hardware implementation imperatives. IN: Kayaga, S. (ed). Maximising the benefits from water and environmental sanitation: Proceedings of the 31st WEDC International Conference, Kampala, Uganda, 31 October-4 November 2005, pp. 45-48.
Abstract: This paper considers ways that the practice of handwashing can be implemented in a community or family context. Given that handwashing has proven to be an effective barrier against diarrhoeal disease and respiratory infections and that people are particularly vulnerable to these diseases in low-income communities, it is vital that this practice is implemented. Yet little work has focused on implementation of the practise at a grass roots level. The paper further discusses why handwashing is difficult to implement and proposes a technical solution that may enable handwashing to be more accessible, convenient and possible.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/29927
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