Bangladesh has conducted the second round of GATS in 2017. The dissemination of the findings of the Survey – as fact sheets – took place on 14 August 2018. The Survey followed a rigorous protocol which is the global standard for GATS. To maximize the efficiency of the Survey work, three manuals were adapted and translated in Bangla. Though primarily aimed for the field supervisors and interviewers, these manuals were used extensively by all the personnel who worked to implement the Survey. These manuals were prepared by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics – the implementing organization of the Survey – with technical assistance from WHO Bangladesh and CDC, USA.
Safe water is indispensable for life and all the water supply systems should deliver safe water to the consumers. Environmental pollution and other manmade and natural activities pose risk to safety of water that needs to be controlled at all stages of a water supply system like collection from source, treatment, storage, distribution and use. This can be achieved through implementation of water safety plan and water supply operators have vast responsibilities in this regard....
The extent of drinking water safety depends on the source water quality as well as operation and maintenance of the technologies used to fetch water. Diseases causing pathogens and other contamination may often come in contact with the water that we drink due to negligence. Hence, necessary measures are required to prevent contamination of water at each steps of a water supply system. Water Safety Plan is the means of keeping water safe from source to point of consumption ...
Patients go to hospital or clinic where they wait for treatment and often need to be admitted. Here lot of patients and other visiting people drink water directly from the water supply system of the hospital or clinic. However, the supply water at hospital or clinic is often not monitored for contamination and people become infected with new diseases by drinking this water. Hence, the authority of such healthcare facilities needs to check the water for contamination regularly. In addition to knowing the risks of contamination, they also should know how to control the risk to keep water safe....
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