Monze's sanitation drive praised by national advisor

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Community-Led Total Sanitation national legal advisor Michael Musenga says strong political commitment and a focused policy framework coupled with a reliable supply chain for both building and maintaining affordable latrines will help end open defecation. In an interview, Musenga said effective public education and enforcement of public health laws for urban sanitation would be needed for people to understand the hazards of open defecation and insanitary conditions so that together, success could be achieved towards the drive to making Zambia ODF by 2015. He also commended chief Chona of Monze and his subjects for the achievement of making their chiefdom open defecation free (ODF) through the construction of affordable latrines and improved sanitation.

Read more in the Zambia Post Online, 11th November 2013

Date: 21 November 2013
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Zambia