Enable Block: 

This report presents the UN-IGME's latest estimates, up to year end of 2015, of under-five, infant and neonatal mortality and assesses progress towards MDG 4 at the country, regional and global levels. Estimates to year end of 2016 will be published in September 2017.

This landmark study published in Lancer finds that toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9 millon people and cost trillions of dollars every year. Pollution kills more people in India than anywhere else in the world revealed the study.

Poor sanitation, water accumulation behind spread of diseases

The purpose of the document is to lay out the findings from this diagnostic exercise.

More trees at water sources improve sanitation and lead to fewer children dying from diarrhoea in poor countries, a global study said on Monday.

More than 10,000 cases, 75 fever deaths reported; awareness campaign in schools, colleges being held

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Varun Seth & Others Vs Police Commissioner, Delhi Police & Others dated 05/10/2017 regarding use of loudspeakers and public address system on Jantar Mantar road causing adverse health effect on the residents and children. The applicants (permanent residents of Jantar Mantar road) have also requested that barricades at a sufficient distance be installed so as to prevent vehicular movement.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. P. Singh & Others Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 22/09/2017 regarding blockage of storm water drains in Vasundhra, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. The Applicant has produced photographs to show that the drain is still blocked and demolishing of illegal structures has not been completed. Tribunal grants one weeks time to Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam to clean all the drains in the Vasundhara township.

Sri Lanka’s ambitious goals for economic growth and joining the community of uppermiddle-income countries call for setting high standards for the water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector.

Entrepreneurs are finding profits turning human waste into fertiliser, fuel and even food.

Original Source