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Status of School Water Sanitation Hygiene Facilities in Primary Schools

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 10)

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Page : 427-431

Keywords : Water; Sanitation; Hygiene; Primary school;

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School hygiene and sanitation facilities given the increasing number of school enrolment in Primary schools. A safe school environment plays a key role in facilitating Hygiene education and enduring pupils with improved life skills. Although there is much attention given for the expansion of schools to reach all school aged children in the world, the concern on focusing school hygiene and sanitation remains to be a challenge. Assessing the status of water and sanitation, hygiene facilities in selected primary schools with the intention of obtaining exploring baseline to serve for implementation of a rural health and hygiene extension program in the School region. This study was conducted in Nalgonda district 5 government schools Telangana state India. Questionnaire based interviews with school principals and Teachers record reviews, supplemented by physical observation were used to collect the overall school data. Researcher used a Descriptive statistics analysis present study to analysis the findings. The ratio for girls was slightly lower than that for boys. The access to drinking water facilities and hand washing facilities were very much limited in school. The presence of school-based water, sanitation, and hygiene committee and Swachh dooth clubs actively working in few schools only.

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