A Practical Manual for Relief and Development
Indispensable for fieldworkers on projects or programmes aiming to reduce the incidence of water-and sanitation-related diseases, it will also be useful for other relief and development workers, particularly those working in the fields of community development, health, and engineering. The authors describe a wide range of approaches to hygiene promotion that can be used in different settings. Central to these approaches is a commitment to working in collaboration with people and encouraging them to take more control over the factors that influence their lives. The authors stress the need for a form of hygiene promotion that fosters capacity-building rather than the provision of information alone. The opening chapter of the manual introduces the reader to the context of emergency relief and development projects and provides insights into current hygiene promotion theory. These chapters draw together the experience of hygiene promotion fieldworkers in many emergency and rehabilitation, water, sanitation, and hygiene programmes undertaken by CARE and other agencies. The annex comprises other useful material including a series of concise "how-to-do" guides, pictures for use or adaptation in the field, information about hygiene-related diseases and how to prevent them, and an annotated bibliography
|Prelims (Contents, Acknowledgements, The second edition, About this hygiene promotion manual, List of boxes, List of figures, List of tables, Abbreviations and acronyms)|
|2. Assessment and analysis: Where are we now?|
|3. Planning: Where are we going?|
|4. Implementation: How do we get there?|
|5. Monitoring and evaluation: How shall we know when we have got there?|
|Back Matter (Appendicies 1 - 12, References, Index)|
Suzanne Ferron works as a freelance consultant in Brighton, UK. She has a background in public health and health promotion and has worked on numerous hygiene improvement programmes in emergency and development contexts. She has worked as a health advisor with Oxfam for several years and now specializes in training.
Joy Morgan has worked in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector since 1982 in the UK, Africa and Asia. Her most recent assignments have been on large development programmes; with UNICEF/Government of Bangladesh and with CARE with Government of Ethiopia. Joy is currently working as a freelance consultant based in Shetland, UK.|Marion O’Reilly is a Health Team Coordinator in Oxfam’s Humanitarian Department. She has many years’ experience working in both emergency and development contexts and has a postgraduate degree in Health Promotion. She manages a team of advisers and field workers who support health promotion activities as part of Oxfam's emergency response programmes.
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