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Measuring the Behavioral Determinants of Handwashing with Soap

Measuring the Behavioral Determinants of Handwashing with Soap
  • World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). July 2012
  • This Technical Paper presents lessons learned from the application of the Focus, Opportunity, Ability, and Motivation (FOAM) framework to identify handwashing determinants. The discussion focuses on findings from the analysis of data collected in Peru and Senegal and provides practical recommendations for researchers and program managers working in handwashing promotion. In addition to offering a rationale for measuring handwashing determinants, the paper describes the FOAM framework and details the process used to measure the determinants, focusing on lessons learned.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Behaviour change, Health, Hygiene, Information and data, Monitoring, Practices and habits
  • Main target audience: Advocacy campaigns coordinators, Project managers, Researchers, Statistical community
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  • Type of resource: Lessons learned, Methodology, Recommendations, Technical report
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Published in 2015