In commemoration of this Year’s World Toilet Day, things to note
The toilet by way of definition is a fixed receptacle place into which an individual may urinate or defecate. It typically consists of a large bowl connected to a system for flushing away the waste into a sewer.
Findings have revealed that one out of seven people in the world usually resorts to open detection due to lack of toilet facility. Poor sanitation is one of the factors responsible for water-borne diseases like diarrhea, cholera, typhoid, and other gastrointestinal tract infections that is accountable for the death of millions each year.
The importance of toilets in preventing all sorts of diseases can not be over-emphasized. It has a positive impact on public health, personal safety and human dignity.
Proper toilet allows people to adequately dispose their waste and help prevent people to get rid of toilet-related infections.
As the World marks the toilet day, it is important to note that all hands must be on deck to ensure that people are informed, engaged and inspired to take action so as to achieve this goal.