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Bill Gates wants to reinvent the toilet for the Third World

Bill Gates thinks the modern-day flush toilet isn’t good enough. Most of the developing world can’t afford to use it, and poor sanitation spreads diarrheal diseases. So the Gates Foundation is challenging universities to build a better toilet—latrines that are hygienic, … Continue reading

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The problem of unsafe water and poor sanitation – in pictures

The World Health Assembly is due to address water and sanitation for the first time in its history at its meeting this week. Water Aid is calling on leaders to provide safe water and sanitation to transform the lives of people in … Continue reading

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