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Water and Sanitation Assessment of Home-Based Care Clients in Zambia

Results of an assessment that CRS conducted for the World Health Organization (WHO) in Malawi and Zambia on the water and sanitation situation of home-based care clients. The WHO objectives were to promote HBC and develop guidance for the health and water and sanitation sectors.

Maric Kangamba, Cindy Roberts, James Campbell, John Service and Cecilia Adalla, 2006

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Executive Summary 5
Background 8
Water and Sanitation in the context of HIV & AIDS 10
Zambia National Policy
Support to Home Based Care Systems 13
Access to Anti-Retroviral Drugs 13
Access to Water & Sanitation 14
Location 16
District and National Level Interviews 16
Community Focus Group Discussions 17
Household Surveys 17
Results 19
National Level Interviews 20
District Level Interviews 20
Community Focus Group Discussions 22
Household Survey 24
Recommendations 29
Conclusions 32
Works Cited 33
Annex 1. Household Survey 36
Annex 2. Community Focus Group Discussion Guide 50
Annex 3. National & District Level Interview Guide 52

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