research suggests that it is imperative that the safe containment, separation and management of human excreta are addressed along the entire sanitation chain, not just within private households or domestic compounds. With over half of the world’s population now residing in urban areas, and two-thirds expected to by 2050 (United Nations, 2015), the safe containment and separation of household excreta must be a key priority for protecting public health in urban areas.
|Type||Policy Research Digest|
|Media of output||Online|
|Publisher||The Water Institute at UNC|
|Number of pages||3|
|Place of Publication||US|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Sept 2019|
- Fecal Contamination
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- School of Applied Sciences - Professor of Environmental Microbiology
- Centre for Precision Health and Translational Medicine
- Centre for Earth Observation Science
- Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics
- Environment and Public Health Research and Enterprise Group