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Integrating Behaviour Change and Hygiene in Public Policy: Four Key Dimensions. Lessons from the Conference 'Beyond Infrastructure: Integrating Hygiene in Water and Sanitation Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean'

Integrating Behaviour Change and Hygiene in Public Policy: Four Key Dimensions. Lessons from the Conference 'Beyond Infrastructure: Integrating Hygiene in Water and Sanitation Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean'
  • World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). November 2013
  • This paper highlights the keys issues arose in presentations and group discussions during the Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic conference, January 2012, which could lead to substantial improvements in the provision of a multi-sector approach to hindering sustainable water and sanitation services for all. This paper explores the understanding that infrastructure itself will not solve the global problems of inadequate access to improved sanitation and potable water, unless people adopt new behaviours.
  • Geographical coverage: Global, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Behaviour change, Hygiene, Infrastructure, Practices and habits , Public policy, Public-private partnerships (PPP), Sanitation, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Policy makers, Practitioners
  • Main purpose: Awareness raising, Guidance, Stimulate debate
  • Type of resource: Guidance note, Key messages, Lessons learned
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Published in 2015