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Use of mobile phones to promote hygiene and sanitation in northern Uganda

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posted on 12.02.2018, 15:10 by Alex O. Jalameso, Fredrick Tumusiime, David Bateganya
The paper presents the use of mobile telephones to creating awareness to change the behaviors of people in the selected towns of northern Uganda in water, hygiene, sanitation promotion. It also includes HIV/AIDS as one of the cross cutting issues being mainstreamed by the ministry of Water and Environment. Water and Sanitation Development Facility-North in partnership with German Development Cooperation (GIZ) is piloting Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) campaign through cell phones in what we term short messaging service (SMS). The objective of this campaign is to relates to the implementation of an SMS-based Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices (KAP) campaign on Water, Sanitation and HIV/AIDS-related aspects in select urban centers in Northern Uganda to gage communities Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices (KAP) campaign on Water, Sanitation and HIV/AIDS-related aspects in select urban centres in Northern Uganda. The approach radio talk shows and spots, call center and short messages.
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JALAMESO, A.O. ... et al, 2013. Use of mobile phones to promote hygiene and sanitation in northern Uganda. IN: Shaw, R.J. (ed). Delivering water, sanitation and hygiene services in an uncertain environment: Proceedings of the 36th WEDC International Conference, Nakuru, Kenya, 1-5 July 2013, 4pp.

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