Indian City Pays Residents To Use Toilets In Effort To Prevent Open Urination, Defecation

BMJ Blogs: Jocalyn Clark: Does it pay to pee? An Indian city thinks so
Jocalyn Clark, executive editor at icddr,b, discusses the Indian government’s efforts to improve sanitation in the country, highlighting “Ahmedabad, a city of six million in the western Indian state of Gujarat, [that] has decided to pay residents one rupee each time they use a public toilet in an attempt to prevent urinating and defecating out in the open, which pollutes the environment and spreads disease” (6/10).