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Volume 95, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract

Nearly one quarter of Zambians lack access to sanitation facilities. In rural communities, the government of Zambia adopted community-led total sanitation (CLTS) to address this problem. One year after the implementation of a mobile-to-web monitored CLTS intervention, Chiengi District, Zambia, was verified as open defecation free with complete 100% coverage of household-level latrines. Chiefs and traditional leaders led the achievement. Impacts on individual health are yet to be measured in a robust way.

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  • Received : 15 Mar 2016
  • Accepted : 31 May 2016

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