The Next Grand Challenge in India: Reinvent the Toilet
Friday, October 4, 2013
Today, 2.5 billion people worldwide lack access to safe sanitation, causing serious health problems, and in some cases, death. Food and water tainted with fecal matter result in 1.5 million child deaths every year. Most of these deaths could be prevented with the introduction of improved sanitation, along with safe drinking water and increased hygiene.
“Open defecation and poor sanitation are
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