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20 / 08 / 2017
2:41 am

Denpasar

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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Fatal neglect regarding sanitation services

A conference in Bali this week aims to raise the awareness and commitment of national and local administrations regarding sanitation services and, in turn, increase the budgets for sanitation facilities in Indonesia and across East Asia.

Thousands of Indonesian infants die before their fifth birthday and many of these deaths are preventable, such as those caused by diarrhea and pneumonia. Meanwhile, awareness about bad hygiene habits, a main contributor to diarrhea, still being raised to young and elderly Indonesians who are not accustomed to washing their hands with soap before eating — even in up market restaurants.