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Five Pillars of Sanitation

 Five Pillars of Sanitation

Posted On : 21-11-2022 - By admin


Five Pillars of Sanitation

Good Hygiene is defined as people having easy access to using and maintaining the following five essentials.


CLEAN WATER

Having access to clean, pathogen & chemical free water for drinking & cooking. Centralized, community level, or household water treatment solutions.


TOILETS

Having access to consistently using toilets that are well designed, clean & disabled friendly. Sewage management systems that ensure waste generated.



HANDWASHING WITH SOAP

Being aware of the need of and consistently washing hands with soap at critical times -before eating, after defecation, & after handling child feces -to avoid ingesting Pathogens.



MENSTRUAL HYGIENE

Being aware of the need of and consistently using safe menstrual hygiene practices including appropriate products (low cost pads, cloth, cups) and other local solutions.


NUTRITION

Having access to clean, pathogen & chemical free water for drinking & cooking. Centralized, community level, or household water treatment solutions.


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