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For All Defence Aspirants WHO Guidelines on sanitation and health

For All Defence Aspirants WHO Guidelines on sanitation and health

Who Guidelines On Sanitation And Health

 

The World Health Organisation Who Has Launched Its First Global Guidelines  Sanitation And Health. It Developed The New Guidelines Because Current Sanitation Programmes Are Not Achieving Anticipated Health Gains And There Is A Lack Of Authoritative Health -Based Guidance On Sanitation.

Key Points

Who Warned That The World Will Not Reach The Goal Of Universal Sanitation Coverage-Where Every Person In The World Has Access To Toilets B 2030- Unless Countries Make Comprehensive Policy Shifts And Invest More Funds.

The New Guidelines Set Out Four Principal Recommendations.

Sanitation Interventions Should Be  Ensure Entire Communities Have Access To Toilets That Safety Contain Excreta.

The Full Sanitation System Should Undergo Local Health Risk Assessments To Protect Individuals And Communities From Exposure To Excreta-Whether From Unsafe Toilets ,Leaking Storage Or Inadequate Treatment.

Sanitation Should Be Integrated Into Regular Local Government Led-Planning And Service Provision To Avert The Higher Costs Associated With Retrofitting Sanitation And To Ensure Sustainability.

The Health Sector Should More And Play A Coordinating Role In Sanitation Planning To Protect Public Health.

For Every Us $ 1 Invested In Sanitation ,Who Estimates A Nearly Six Fold Return As Measured By Lower Health Care Costs, Increased Productivity And Fewer Premature Deaths.

Who Stated That By Adopting Who’s New Guidelines Countries Can Significantly Reduce The Diarrhoeal Deaths Due To Unsafe Water, Sanitation And Hygiene.

Background

World Wide, 2.3 Billion People Lack Basic Sanitation (With Almost Half Forced To Defecate In The Open) ,They Are Among The 4.5 Billion Who Don’t Have Access To A Toilet Connected To A Sewer Or Septic Tank.

Without Proper Access, Millions Of People The World Over Are Deprived Of The Dignity,Safety And Convenience Of A Decent Toilet.

Poor Sanitation Is Also A Major Factor In Transmission Of Neglected Tropical Diseases Such As Intestinal Worms, Schistosomiasis And Trachoma As Well As Contributing To Malnutrition.

Action Taken By India

India Has Elevated The Challenges Of Ending Open  Defecationto The Highest Level. The Swachh Bharat Mission Is Coordinating Actions Across Many Sectors To Ensure Basic Sanitation Rapidly Reaches And Improves The Lives Of Millions.

Recently The Ministry Of Housing And Urban  Affairs (MoHUA) Under The Aegis Of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U) Has Partnered With Google To Launch The Loo Review Campaign To Encourage All Local Guides In India To Rate And Review Public Toilets On Google Maps.

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