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Blog Posts Recognize World Toilet Day, Discuss Link Between WASH, Nutrition

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Bringing Clean, Safe, and Innovative Sanitation Services to East Africa
Eric Mintz, team lead for the Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Epidemiology Team at the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), writes about the CDC’s collaborative partnership with Sanivation, which “provide[s] toilets in households in need and use[s] the human waste to make fuel briquettes” (11/19).

Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’ “End the Neglect”: Eight Million Toilets and Counting
This blog post discusses Swachh Bharat Abhiyan — the Clean India Mission — [which] is a sanitation campaign run by the Indian government (Carter, 11/19).

World Bank’s “Water Blog”: Better together: Toilets and nutrition
Martin Gambrill, lead water and sanitation specialist, and Meera Shekar, global lead for nutrition and lead HNP specialist with the World Bank’s Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice, discuss the links between access to toilets and sanitation facilities and child nutrition (11/19).

WHO/UNICEF/USAID: Improving Nutrition Outcomes With Better Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene: Practical Solutions for Policies and Programs
This joint report summarizes the benefits of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) interventions to improve nutrition (11/19).

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