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san·i·ta·tion

(san'i-tā'shŭn),
Use of measures designed to promote health and prevent disease; development and establishment of conditions in the environment favorable to health.
[L. sanitas, health]

sanitation

/san·i·ta·tion/ (san″ĭ-ta´shun) the establishment of conditions favorable to health.

sanitation

(săn′ĭ-tā′shən)
n.
1. The study and application of procedures and measures designed to protect public health, as in the provision of clean water and the disposal of sewage and waste.
2. The disposal of sewage and waste.

sanitation

[san′itā′shən]
Etymology: L, sanitas, health
the science of maintaining a healthful, disease-free, and hazard-free environment.

san·i·ta·tion

(san'i-tā'shŭn)
Use of measures designed to promote health and prevent disease; development and establishment of conditions in the environment favorable to health.
[L. sanitas, health]

sanitation

Measures concerned with the protection or promotion of public health, especially those relating to the disposal of sewage.

Sanitation

The process of keeping drinking water, foods, or any anything else with which people come into contact free of microorganisms such as viruses.
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san·i·ta·tion

(san'i-tā'shŭn)
Use of measures designed to promote health and prevent disease; development and establishment of conditions in the environment favorable to health.
[L. sanitas, health]

sanitation,

n the science of maintaining a healthful, disease- and hazard-free environment.

sanitation

the establishment of conditions favorable to health, especially with respect to infectious diseases. Includes disposal of infective materials, especially carcasses, discharges and excrement, application of disinfectants and general cleaning to make disinfection effective, isolation of infective animals and improvement in ventilation of buildings, improving feeding and watering arrangements to avoid fecal and urinary contamination of food and water.
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School Sanitation and Hygiene Education in India: Investment in Building Children's Future.
Raju also gave away the first-ever 'National School Sanitation Awards' to the top 102 schools that have come forward to get their online school sanitation rating.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development in collaboration with Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has instituted the awards to inculcate good sanitation habits among the school children in order to acquaint, inspire and celebrate excellence in school sanitation at the National level.
Under the existing National School Sanitation Initiative, he said, it would be incumbent on part of the schools to lay emphasis on personal hygiene, proper sanitation, clean toilets, safe drinking water and separate toilets for both the genders.
Preparatory activities such as procurement of consultants to support the design and implementation of various project activities, including Implementation of School Sanitation in all Metropolitan and Municipal assemblies (MMAs) in the GAMA, Community Engagement and Mobilization for Upgrading Household Sanitation and Water in low income communities (LICs), and selection of a Capacity Building Coordinator to advise on the Institutional Strengthening activities in the sector, are in advanced stages.
Provision of technical advisory services, recruitment of community facilitators and training for both governmental and non- governmental organizations, facilitators and participating communities to support the preparation and implementation of Community Action Plans (CAPs) for universal access, focusing on informed choice, design and costs of community and school water supply and peri-urban sanitation services, community and school hygiene behavior change activities, school sanitation facilities and post- construction management and sustainability.
Description : Central Branch All Age School Sanitation

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