Water sanitation hygiene

How to integrate water, sanitation and hygiene into HIV programmes

World Health Organization; USAID

Publication details

Number of pages: 134
Publication date: September 2010
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 154801 4


Overview of the publication

The objective of this document is to facilitate the integration of WASH (water, sanitation, hygiene practices) into official HIV guidelines and standards, and into HIV programming. The document:

  • outlines why WASH should be included in HIV programmes;
  • details which WASH practices to include in HIV programmes;
  • identifies how WASH can be included in HIV programmes, illustrated by case studies from various countries;
  • provides concrete recommendations for country programmes and those implementing them on how to integrate WASH into HIV policies and programmes.

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