Learn The Impact of Open Defecation On Indonesia

Indonesia is the country with the second highest number of people practicing open defecation, Indonesian provinces are being adversely impacted upon – see each individual province profile below.

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Poor sanitation contributes to the death of children in Sumatera Barat up to 27 per 1,000 child birth

Sumatera Barat still faces the problem of Open Defecation. The province has 5,132,000 population, of which 503,241 are children but only 46.13% of its population has access to improved sanitation.

28.5% has no access to a toilet at all. School toilet facilities regarded as being in good condition only reach 28%.

The effect of poor sanitation contributes to the death of children in Sumatera Barat up to 27 per 1,000 child birth and diarrhea incidence rate of 2.30% in children. Poor sanitation in Sumatera Barat also contributes to a stunting rate of 39.2% in children.

Learn more about open defecation issues in Sumatera Barat by downloading the report.



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