New Delhi promised to build hundreds of public toilets for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Only 9 were built, and none of them are functioning. This short report from Al Jazeera’s Sohail Rahman highlights the fact that over 50 per cent of Indians have no access to clean toilets. It focuses on the lack of facilities in India’s growing cities and in schools. The report features rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, the inevitable Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International and UNICEF India’s Suzanne Coates.
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- Re: WaterAid School WASH research in Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Nepal - by: muench January 24, 2017Dear Jaques, Thanks so much for posting these four reports and making us aware of them! It's a pity that your post didn't attract any replies yet, so I would like to provide a little boost. I took a look at your report from Pakistan (our dedicated forum user Mughal from Pakistan might also like to comment). Let me highlight this section from your r […]
- Re: Reply: Global impact, which way we can achieve it ? - by: muench January 24, 2017Dear Andrei, Welcome to the Forum! To answer your request, I'd like to ask you a couple of questions first, so we know where you're coming from. You said: we already have 3 products we wish to develop and many more will come as we start to grow !. We are very excited to announce that we will be developing technology of sewage waste processing for u […]
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- Clean Hands Prevent Cold and Flu–What you need to know to protect yourself through good hygiene!” February 7 at 11 am EST - by: BijanFHI360 January 24, 2017Did you know there is no inoculation to prevent you from the common cold? While the flu vaccine can reduce the risk of infection by 60%, they are just one step you can take to stay healthy. Cold and flu infections result in over 160 million missed schooldays and $16.3 billion of earnings lost each year, but they can be prevented through good hygiene practice […]
- Engaging the private sector in FSM - by: VandanaNath January 24, 2017Dear all, its my pleasure to introduce to you the third topic of the online discussion about Faecal Sludge Management: Engaging the private sector in FSM We created a small video for you about this weeks discussion: I am Vandana from India Sanitation Coalition (ISC). My colleagues and I will lead this weeks discussion. ISC was formed with the objective of br […]
- Re: WaterAid School WASH research in Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Nepal - by: muench January 24, 2017
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