Surkhandarya Water Supply & Sanitation Project

Title of task:

Surkhandarya Water Supply & Sanitation Project

Country: Uzbekistan

Location within country: Surkhandarya Province

Name of client:

Project Management Unit of Uzbek Communal Services Agency

Implementation period(month/year):

August 1, 2011 - March 31, 2014

Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader):

Azim Nazarov – Project Coordinator Gulnora Khodjaniyazova – Sociologist

Project description:

The objective is to develop and implement a comprehensive hygiene promotion program that ensures participating communities develop good hygiene practices in order to improve health.
The approach should be innovative and scientific and based on a solid understanding of the current behaviors and of the communication channels that work best in the project districts. The program will use three main approaches: (i) mass media, (ii) expert teams within the various districts organizing community and school events and, (iii) use existing government health channels. All three channels will deliver messages uniformly and simply, with a strong emotional impact.