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Bihar worst in open defecation Union minister

Sep 11, 2014

Bihar worst in open defecation Union minister

The minister said Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to providing toilets to the last of the poor during his Independence Day speech, and the Centre has started working on achieving it. #NewsTracker #Panchayati raj #bIhar #Rural development #States #Sanitation #Drinking water #Indira Awas Yojana #Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan #Upendra Kushwaha #open defecation
Modi effect Six newly-wed brides return home as in-laws' place have no toilets

Aug 18, 2014

Modi effect Six newly-wed brides return home as in-laws' place have no toilets

Taking their cue from Prime Minister Narendar Modi's call in his Independence Day address for a toilet in every household, especially in rural areas, the young brides protested to their husbands and in-laws over lack of such a facility. #Uttar Pradesh #Narendra Modi #Inpraiseof #Independence Day #States #Sanitation #Toilets #Sulabh International
Total sanitation Why toilets alone cannot stop open defecation

Aug 05, 2014

Total sanitation Why toilets alone cannot stop open defecation

Building toilets does not mean people will use them. What India needs is for people to be taught the value of sanitation. #ConnectTheDots #Caste #Healthcare #Sanitation #Toilets #diarrhoea #open defecation
India's open defecation crisis Why bring Manusmriti into this?

Jul 25, 2014

India's open defecation crisis Why bring Manusmriti into this?

The issue of open defecation is not a new point in any analysis of maternal and child health. What is wrong is reducing it all to the religious preferences of Hindus and Muslims. #ToTheContrary #Hindus #Muslims #Sanitation #open defecation #Child Survival rates #Manusmriti #Hadith

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No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Aug 23, 2014

Ghana cholera outbreak kills 67, infects 5,000

Cholera has killed at least 67 people in Ghana since June and infected more than 5,000 others in an outbreak that highlights the health and sanitation challenges facing one of Africa's fastest-growing economies...
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Sep 05, 2014

Next Sanitation Dept. exam to be held in February

For the first time in seven years, the city will give a new exam for hopefuls looking to join the ranks of New York’s Strongest. The next Sanitation Department test will be held in February, city officials said...
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Sep 13, 2014

Serious respiratory virus has struck children in NY, health officials say

State health officials Friday confirmed more than a dozen pediatric cases of a serious respiratory virus in New York, the first instances of an infection that has been moving across the country in recent weeks. The pathogen is known as enterovirus D6... #Colorado #United States Department of Health and Human Services #Stony Brook University #Centers for Disease Control and Prevention #Lenox Hill Hospital