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Alaska Rural Water and Sanitation Working Group

A USARC-Coordinated Working Group

February 5, 2016 | Anchorage, AK

Sixth Annual Water and Sanitation Innovations for the Arctic Workshop

Education and Outreach in Rural Water and Sanitation

An ALPHA Post-Summit Session Workshop co-sponsored by the US Arctic Research Commission 
and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES. To share knowledge of current and past practices in education and outreach in water and sanitation and move towards the formulation of a hygiene action plan for use in both served and un-served households.

Background Materials

AN Perspective on Health and Aging | 252 KB pdf

Boils Protocol | 255 KB pdf

Evaluation of a Bicycle Helmet Giveaway Program | 144 KB pdf

Handwashing with Soap Program in Australian Remote Aboriginal Communities | 687 KB pdf

Home Hygiene Practices and Infection Disease Symptoms | 368 KB pdf

Hygiene Motivation in Ghana | 122 KB pdf

Skin Infection Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Among Alaska Native People | 2.4 MB pdf

Sanitation Guide
» Part 1 | 
723 KB pdf
» Part 2 | 840 KB pdf
» Part 3 | 2.8 MB pdf
» Part 4 | 921 KB pdf

The Relationship Between In-Home Water Service and the Risk of Respiratory Tract, Skin, and Gastrointestinal Tract Infections Among Rural Alaska Natives | 586 KB pdf

Domestic Water Quantity, Service Level and Health | 284 KB pdf


Social Marketing Intro for WASH seminar by K. Anderson
1.87 MB PowerPoint File

Honeybucket Outreach in Alaska Final by B. Berube
22.92 MB PowerPoint File

Education Efforts that Accompany Rural Water and Sanitation by P. Costello
2.12 MB PowerPoint File

Pilot Project – User Education Kivalina, ALASKA by G. Dixon
7.97 MB PowerPoint File

Historical Overview of Outreach & Education Efforts that Accompanied Rural Water & Sanitation Projects by P. Costello and J. Dobson
3.71 MB PowerPoint File

ANTHC Water Use Promotion Project Overview (2008–2011) by J. Dobson
1.55 MB PowerPoint File

An Intervention to Reduce Boils in Rural Alaska by I. Plumb
9.92 MB PowerPoint File

Effectiveness of a Public Health Educational Campaign in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta by B. Lefferts
1.51 MB PowerPoint File

Skin Infection Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Among Alaska Native People—Three Rural Alaska Communities, 2012 by M. Bruce
4.93 MB PowerPoint File

Impact of In-home Piped Water on Rates of Infectious Disease—The Four Village Study – by T. Thomas
5.9 MB PowerPoint File


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