Talks in India to Focus on Link Between Hygiene and Growth

Nov 14, 2014

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The New York Times, November 2014

In India, experts gathered for a conference entitled "Stop Stunting" to discuss the connection poor sanitation and malnutrition. The problem is exacerbated by open defecation in India; even if families have a toilet, contaminated food and water cause repeated cycles of diarrhea, and can result in long term physical and cognitive deficits.

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