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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.
Mentioned in: Hepatitis E

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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In an interview with NAN, Mr Emmanuel Awe, the Director, Water Quality Control and Sanitation, said there was the need for all tiers of government to institutionalise sanitation as a counterpart to the water supply.
He said sanitation problem should be removed with the collaboration of local communities.
Minister of Housing Utilities and Urban Communities Mostafa Madbouly said that the coverage of drinking water across the country currently amounts to about 96%, while the coverage rate of sanitation is about 56%.
The Ngqamakwe Water and Sanitation Forum members are requested to play a major role in promoting water and sanitation issues, in particular water conservation in their communities.
India Sanitation Coalition was launched on June 25, 2015 at FICCI, New Delhi.
Sardar Zimri said that the cleanliness operation continued for three days and leaves of entire staff of Sanitation Directorate had been cancelled.
The tricky part is that the margin of error between a successful and unsuccessful sanitation cycle can be razor-thin.
Sanitation problems and challenges continue to pervade the country.
Portable restrooms provide sanitation to an estimated 200 million victims of natural disasters each year, where access to existing sanitation systems has been compromised.
The intense cold has a number of effects on sanitation systems, affecting a large proportion of the ger area population.
In order to improve sanitation facilities in line with modern technologies, CDA has added six new mechanical sweepers to extend mechanical sweeping to different areas of the city.
Hui examines sanitation issues in food processing facilities and, new to the second edition, in food service.