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September 9, 2015
The connection between integrated watershed management and public health
According to this study, implementing a watershed management programme in water scarce areas can lead to both improved water availability and health outcomes.
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July 12, 2015
Poisoned waters: Which Indian rivers contain trace and toxic metals?
The Central Water Commission studied 355 water quality stations and 32 gauge stations covering all river basins in the country. Only mercury and zinc levels were within BIS acceptable standards.
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July 4, 2015
The poop scoop: Diarrhoea data in graphs
The coverage of 'safe drinking water' in India increased from 62.3 percent in 1991 to 94 percent in 2011 but why has the incidence of diarrhoeal diseases not reduced?
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May 30, 2015
Dehydration: How to recognize, prevent and treat it.
Symptoms of water dehydration and its complications: heat exhaustion and stroke, hypovolemic shock and kidney stones. First aid and prevention.
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November 5, 2014
It's not just about rape!
Women need toilets, not only to protect themselves from rape but to also preserve their dignity and health. Sanitation is a fundamental human right and not just temporary media hype.