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Sanitation, soon a reality?

The Hindu, 20 November 2014

 

Stress on adequate water and hygiene-related services to prevent outbreak of diseases

 

Inadequate sanitation has an adverse impact on health and economies of South-East Asian countries, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on the eve of World Toilet Day. Regional Director for WHO in South-East Asia, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh asked the stakeholders to learn from the current Ebola crisis in West Africa and urged them to work together and make sanitation for all a reality. The United Nations-sponsored World Toilet Day is celebrated every year on November 19. Read more....