Why Sanitation Should Be Sacred: The Economist

the economistToday proper water and sanitation systems are as crucial as ever to avoid crippling infectious diarrhoeal diseases, such as cholera and salmonellosis. Every dollar spent on sanitation brings a return of $5.50, in the form of lower health costs and improved productivity, according to the World Health Organization. Worryingly, however, 14% of the world still practises what health types politely call ‘open defecation.'” Read the full article here.

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