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India Needs ‘Investment In Waste-Treatment Infrastructure’

Huffington Post: Poor Sanitation: The Startling Link to Childhood Malnutrition
Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin chair in water research at Michigan State University

“…To help ensure a brighter future for India’s youth, the nation requires an investment in waste-treatment infrastructure, including toilets and waste-water treatment. Disinfection must play a role to lower disease risks. To achieve this, India will need professionally trained operators and engineers, chemists, microbiologists, doctors and nurses trained in public health, and managers to implement universal sanitation…” (7/31).

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