Water, Sanitation and Hygiene to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases Initial Lessons from Project Implementation

"WASH is one of five public health interventions to control NTDs (neglected tropical diseases). WHO released a Global Strategy1 calling for closer coordination of WASH and NTD programmes to improve the lives of populations affected by NTDs. Examples of successful intersectoral collaboration do exist. Hence, country examples were solicited from implementers using a template circulated through WHO and the NTD NGDO networks. Case studies were primarily submitted from NGOs, but also from multilateral agencies and government.This a documentation of feedback rom the field"