Stat of the week: 44.8% of people in the Solomon Islands still practice open defecation
44.8% of people in the Solomon Islands still practice open defecation (defecating outside rather than using a toilet).
Pacific High-Level Dialogue on Water and Sanitation- Remarks by Jean-Louis Ville
Pacific High-Level Dialogue for Water & Sanitation
Access to safe and resilient water and sanitation is a critical development issue for the Pacific, with profound implications for our economic growth, public health, education, environment and human rights.