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Sanitation, Hygiene and Health

Start Date: 26-02-2019
End Date: 24-02-2022

"Cleanliness is next to Godliness" ...

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"Cleanliness is next to Godliness"
– Mahatma Gandhi

Sanitation and hygiene are two important components related to health. At an individual level and also at a collective level, both become crucial in disease prevention, reducing mortality rate, improving quality of life, better health demographics and building a robust society where members are capable of fully realizing the opportunities of life.

Good sanitation practices such as proper waste disposal, personal hygiene habits, avoiding open defecation & urination, construction of public toilets, sanitation at home & work places are some of the ways for improving sanitation and building a clean and healthy society. In this context, proper education, alternatives to existing conditions, awareness programmes and adequate motivation to opt for healthier practices is significant.

MyGov Arunachal Pradesh invites you to share suggestions on how to increase community awareness and participation, and improve the quality of sanitation in both urban and rural areas in Arunachal Pradesh.

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Adhiraj Ranjan 11 months 2 weeks ago

The world did not achieve the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goal (MDG) sanitation target (i.e., to halve the proportion of people without sustainable access to basic sanitation by 2015). Now, the United Nations’ Sustainable Development goal (SDG) is for everyone to have “adequate and equitable” sanitation by 2030 3.