Measures to promote good environmental sanitation

  1. Health education: This help to promote awareness, find ways to break silence and taboo that surround and perpetuate the littering of sacrificial materials around the environment. In other words, health education promotes a better change of attitude of the people towards environmental sanitation.
  2. Personal hygiene: In a hygiene behaviour or habits such as washing of hands after using the toilet, washing of hands before preparation help avoid nuisance and hazard.
  • Sanitation construction of well and maintenance


Park (2005) also added that:

  • Sanitary buckets and ropes should be provided for pulling waters.
  • The mouth of the well should be covered always when not in used.
  • The area should be fenced to discourage stray animals.
  • Personal maintenance of the area of trade
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