Although we take it for granted, sanitation is a physical measure that has probably done more to increase human life span than any kind of drug or surgery - Deepak Chopra


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Why A Toilet Alone Won't Do The Job: The 'Software' Of Sanitation Innovation

Since 2008, the “International Year of Sanitation,” the topic of toilets has more frequently appeared in media all over the world. Despite many efforts, today there are still 2.5 billion people worldwide without access to improved sanitation. Why? Because a toilet alone won’t do the job.

Inadequate sanitation can lead to the spreading of diseases and severe health issues; the most devastating example is the 4,000 people who die from diarrhea every day, making this the second deadliest disease in the world. Recent rape incidents in India have highlighted once again the safety issues and vulnerability of girls and women when not being able to access a toilet facility. Improving sanitation…

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