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Fact sheet on rural health and sanitation

by Gustav Larson

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Published in Washington, D. C .
Written in English


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ContributionsUnited States. Department of Agriculture. Office of Information
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.
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Open LibraryOL25653511M
OCLC/WorldCa80578760

Fact Sheet Sanitation in hospitals and health centres Hospitals and health centres have special requirements for sanitation as they may have to deal with patients who are infected with diseases such as cholera, typhoid and hepatitis A. Staff caring for these patients are exposed to a higher risk of infection than the general public, as. The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The provision of health services to members of federally-recognized Tribes grew out of the special government-to-government relationship between the federal government and Indian Tribes.

Sanitation refers to public health conditions related to clean drinking water and adequate treatment and disposal of human excreta and sewage. Preventing human contact with feces is part of sanitation, as is hand washing with soap. Sanitation systems aim to protect human health by providing a clean environment that will stop the transmission of disease, especially through the fecal–oral route. Globally, million people still open defecate (9 out of 10 live in rural areas), billion people lack access to basic sanitation (7 out of 10 in rural areas), million lack access to basic water sources, and diarrhea is the second leading cause of death in children under five much of which is preventable by clean water and sanitation (WHO/UNICEF JMP, ; WHO, ). Sanitation is.

Chapter - I Introduction An Overview Sanitation, hygiene, and cleanliness are the hallmarks of a civilized society. Sanitation is critical for health and sustainable socio-economic development1. There is an increasing tendency for communities in rural hinterlands to defecate in the open much to. with the U.S. Coast Guard being the lead agency. This fact sheet summarizes work practices and safety measures for effective housekeeping and sanitation in commercial fishing operations. For information on OSHA’s jurisdiction of commercial fishing, see CPL .


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