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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.

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DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For Andrew Kilula, the wastewater perpetually seeping from his toilet presents a daunting and costly challenge.

Aiming to make Assam the cleanest State in the country, the government has decided to create an exclusive department as well as set up an educational institute to devise effective scientific means

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday sounded alarm over the spread of a cholera in July, which has killed 528 people and now affects 20 of the 26 provinces in the Democratic Republic of

The document summarizes an extensive body of research conducted to assess the extent and quality of water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services geographically and over the income distribution using a variety of techniques and data sources; the interaction between WASH outcomes and health, especially nutrition; and the institutional bar

(Seychelles News Agency) - Cases of extreme poverty and hardship have been identified in some households in a survey conducted in four central districts on the Seychelles’ main island, Mahe.

Sierra Leone will vaccinate half a million people against cholera as thousands risk infection in emergency shelters with limited access to clean water and sanitation, an official said three weeks a

The Integrated Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Program, under which the agreement has been signed, aims to increase sustainable access to quality water supply and sanitation services in the

With a benefit to cost ratio of 16:1 for 40 low and middle-income countries, there is a well recognized rationale, globally, for investing in Nutrition. The recently published NFHS-4 results reflect some progress, with a decline in the overall levels of under nutrition in both women and children.

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