Venkata Raghava Mohan

Venkata Raghava Mohan
Community involvement key to successful water quality interventions
Faulty perceptions of water treatment and a false sense of protection from locally available water sources increased the risk of children to diarrhoeal diseases in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. Posted on 20 Sep, 2015 10:07 PM

Recent evidence shows that as high as 95% of diarrheal deaths among children under the age of 5 can be prevented by water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) related interventions that include handwashing, proper excreta disposal and most importantly improved water quality.

Water quality and health impacts (Source: Wikimedia Commons)