Interview: Ms Doreen Sakala, Chief Environmental Health Officer, Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health , (Government of Republic of Zambia)

Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach was introduced in Zambia in 2007 and in November 2009, Macha chiefdom (Choma district) attained Open Defecation Free (ODF) status, making it the first chiefdom in Africa to be so recognised.