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.
- Poor Sanitation Also Affects Animals - by: F H Mughal February 23, 2018Poor Sanitation Also Affects Animals Human beings are badly impacted by poor sanitation. Overflowing gutters, broken manholes with sewage oozing out, sewage discharge in depressions and on vacant lands create unhygienic conditions. Not only people in developing countries are affected, people living in developed countries also suffer due to poor sanitation. I […]
- Solar treatment of feces? - by: SeptienS February 23, 2018Hi Tore! Actually we are conducting research about the deactivation of Ascaris eggs with temperature at the Pollution Research Group, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. We expect to present our results in a paper from a peer-review journal at the end of 2018 or beginning of 2019, and also during FSM5 conference. Please contact me if you need […]
- Solar treatment of feces? - by: Tore February 23, 2018I have gone back and read my responses and have not been able to find the word 'ahcart'. Where did I use it so I can intelligently respond?
- Solar treatment of feces? - by: Tore February 23, 2018Great information. Ascaris should die with a temperature of 65 degrees c. If you were able to reach 75 degrees at the bottom of the container then every biological pathogen should be dead. In the Namibian sun I would expect that the FS should dry very quickly which will help the pathogen dieoff and the temperature at the bottom of the container should be hig […]
- Reply: Guidelines and Policies on FSM with a global focus - by: shobana February 23, 2018Dear Sharada, You will be able find more information from the FSM conference proceedings in the SuSanA website. www.susana.org/en/knowledge-hub/training...-india-february-2018 Also, take a look at the new FSM innovation publication by Isabel Blackett and Peter Hawkins in the SuSanA öibrary - www.susana.org/en/knowledge-hub/resource...library/details/2760 Reg […]
- Poor Sanitation Also Affects Animals - by: F H Mughal February 23, 2018