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January 13, 2011

Link of the week – 13 to 19 January 2011

Filed under: Financing,Link of the week,Sanitation — Anita Pradhan @ 9:00 am

Poor sanitation cost India $54 bn

NEW DELHI: Inadequate sanitation cost India almost $54 billion or 6.4% of the country’s GDP in 2006. Over 70% of this economic impact or about $38.5 billion was health-related with diarrhoea followed by acute lower respiratory infections accounting for 12% of the health-related impacts.

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