FSSM & Public Health

1 out of every 10 deaths in India stems from a cause related to inadequate hygiene

Every year 100,000 infants in India die from diarrheal diseases, making India the country with the second highest mortality rate in newborns

Compared to large investments in sewage projects, faecal sludge management is a cost-effective solution for local governments to implement to avert long term substantial health expenditures on treatment of sanitation-linked diseases; reducing the strain on the public and individual healthcare costs while improving quality of life for citizens.