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Sociology of Health and Sanitation in Anini, Dibang Valley District, Arunachal Pradesh: A Case Study

Journal: International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD ) (Vol.10, No. 3)

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Page : 14095-14108

Keywords : Health and Sanitation; Water;

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To live a healthy life, people must practice proper hygiene and sanitation. This would also include proper understanding of the value of potable drinking water, proper nutrient intake and physical exercise. There are various research works being done on the relationship between health status of the people and sanitation practices. The underpinning of the present study emphasizes on the necessary aspects of how to study water condition, sanitation status and hygiene practices of people at householdand community levels, both in urban and rural areas. Sanitation can be seen as the policy and practice of protecting health through hygienic measures. In the view of World Health Organization, sanitation generally refers to the provision of facilities andservices for the safe disposal of human urine and faeces. It has been realized that improving sanitation is known to have a significant impact on health both in households and across communities (WHO, 2007)

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