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’Sanitation most relevant for India’s health parameters’

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Jan 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, January 22: Sanitation is the most relevant aspect of improving India’s reproductive, materl and newborn health, according to philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates. In their annual letter about the work of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the couple said the lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history. In the letter, Bill and Melinda share their thoughts about the progress towards the foundation’s goals and the challenges that remain, a release said here on Thursday. This year the co–chairs’ of the foundation bet on materl and child health and sanitation as most relevant with respect to India’s goal of improving reproductive, materl, newborn child and adolescent health under the goals of the tiol Rural Health Mission. They are aligned on the fact that technological innovations are necessary to overcome the problems that India faces today, whether it is sanitation or fincial services for the poor. (IANS)

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