Essays on environment,health

Millennium Development Goals
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The term "sanitation" is applied to a wide range of subjects such as: * Improved sanitation - refers to the management of human faeces at the household level. This terminology is the indicator used to describe the target of the Millennium Development Goal on sanitation, by the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation. * On-site sanitation - the collection and treatment of waste is done where it is deposited. Examples are the use of pit latrines, septic…...
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Poor Sanitation
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Poor sanitation leads to sickness and disease, which lead to low productivity, and, consequently, to poverty. The major global consequences of lack of sanitation are the 4 billion cases of diarrhoea reported by WHO and UNICEF each year, and the annual death toll of 2.2 million people. The provision of water services alone has a limited impact on health in the absence of safe sanitation. Improving sanitation can reduce cases of diarrhoea by a third, while adopting good hygiene practices…...
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