Wednesday, July 20, 2016
WASH Forum June series on “Rethink Before You Drink: Bacteriological Water Quality Assessment of Street Vendors”
Paschim Paaila in collaboration with ENPHO, successfully conducted the 42nd series of WASH Forum on “Rethink Before You Drink! Bacteriological Water Quality Assessment of Street Vendors” on June 24, 2016 at ENPHO Hall, Thapagaun, New Baneshowor. Mr. Subin Kalu, Research Associate at ENPHO resided as the resource person. The major objective of the forum was to share the current scenario of drinking water quality of street vendors.
Mr. Tej Kiran Joshi, Technical Coordinator of Paschim Paaila/Senior RC Associate of ENPHO delivered a welcome note with a brief introduction on Paschim Paaila and highlighted the objectives of the WASH Forum. Mr. Subin Kalu, delivered the status of water quality of street vendors and also addressed hygiene and sanitation issues associated with street vendors. After the presentation, the floor was opened for discussion on various topic like methods of conducting water quality analysis, importance of drinking safe water, and preventive methods of diarrheal diseases.
Collectively, 25 participants from different colleges and institutions actively participated in the interactive forum.