(HBO) - Hoa Binh is one of 21 provinces in Viet Nam selected to implement the program "Expanding the scale of clean water and rural sanitation" based on the results of loans from the World Bank (WB).

The provincial core cadre implementing the program "Expanding the scale of rural sanitation and clean water" draws the sanitation map of Hoa Binh province.

According to the Hoa Binh Centers for Disease Control, 76.49% of households in Hoa Binh province have hygienic latrines. This ratio has increased compared to 2018 (71.75%).

Hoa Binh is one of 21 provinces in Viet Nam selected to implement the program "Expanding the scale of clean water and rural sanitation" based on the results of loans from the World Bank (WB). 

It is respected by 2020, 60 communes will have achieved "Sanitation of the whole commune"; 85 water works and communal latrines will be renovated and built. 

With the assigned task, in 2018, the Health Sector of Hoa Binh province implemented intervention activities to support 11 communes in the province to achieve "Sanitation of the whole commune". In 2019, continue to intervene to support 12 communes in Kim Boi and Lac Son districts and register tally in other communes. In 12 communes, the poor households are supported 1 million VND, the near poor households 500,000 VND to build hygienic latrines.

In fact, raising awareness and changing people's behaviors is a core and sustainable solution. On June 28, 2019, the Department of Health issued a communication plan to change sanitation behaviors, develop rural sanitation markets in 2019. 

Target in 12 intervention communes, 100% of households are propagated, advocacy for building and using the pupils at right age. 100% of households and teachers are provided with personal hygiene knowledge and washing their hands with soap. Store owners and manufacturers of construction materials agree to become collaborators and builders and receive training in sanitation market, construction techniques for latrines... 90% of commune and village health station staff, participants in the program were trained on hygiene promotion models, communication on sanitation behavior change. Local leaders, village heads and prestigious people are provided with information on the importance and specific contents of rural sanitation.

Currently, the Department of Health of Hoa Binh province is actively implementing the goals according to the set plan.

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