Long Term Hygiene Promotion

Hygiene promotion (sometimes called “WASH software”) is the foundation of any successful WASH programme. It is a planned, systemic approach to working with communities, enabling people to change behaviour and to use and maintain improved water and sanitation facilities for better health, dignity and wellbeing.

Hygiene promotion (sometimes called “WASH software”) is the foundation of any successful WASH programme. It is a planned, systemic approach to working with communities, enabling people to change behaviour and to use and maintain improved water and sanitation facilities for better health, dignity and wellbeing.

Guidelines and tools​

Red Cross Red Crescent guidelines and tools

The International Federation software tools for long-term water and sanitation planning

IFRC Software Criteria

GWSI PHAST Guidance Note

GWSI PHAST Checklist and Guidance Note

Guidance Note – Integration of CLTS and PHAST

External Guidelines and tools

Compendium of WASH software approaches
PHAST Manuals
Evidence
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Learning resources​

Red Cross Red Crescent Learning resources

CLTS and PHAST in Eritrea (English)

ATPC et PHAST en Erythree (Française)

Integrating CLTS and PHAST in Kenya (English)

Integration de l’ATPS et PHAST au Kenya (Française)

CLTSH in Ethiopia (English)

ATPCH in Ethiopie (Française)

External Learning resources

Other information

Advocacy and communication material​

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