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Introduction of community-based sanitation campaign in Hagaz playing vital role public health

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Hagaz, 6 January 2012 – The introduction of community-based sanitation campaign in 11 villages of Hagaz sub-zone is playing vital role in ensuring public health.

Recalling that they were previously exposed to various diseases due to lack of sanitation, the inhabitants of villages said that they managed to build toilets on their own initiative. They also stated that thanks to government endeavors to expand health institutions including peripheral areas and through campaign, public health continues to show improvement, especially that of mothers and children.