Research Study- Study Implication of Sanitation and Hygiene on Polio Eradication Initiatives in High Risk Blocks in Meerut, Muzaffarnagar and Moradabad Districts, Uttar Pradesh- Project Concern International
As a part of Uttar Pradesh still uses dry latrines and excreta is disposed manually in many places, hygiene is an issue. There is a view that in addition to vaccination, hygiene has an important role in controlling the spread of polio.
The study was conducted with an aim to assess the implications of sanitation and hygiene in Polio eradication initiatives in the high risk blocks of Meerut, Muzaffarnagar and Moradabad districts.
To understand the KAP with respect to polio and the implication of water and sanitation problems the study was facilitated with key processes;
- A household survey of 210 households
- FGDs across ten blocks was done