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Upper East Tops in Open Defecation


image-toilet 147509465Bolgatanga, Jan. 18, GNA – The Upper East Region tops the national figures in open defecation, otherwise known as “free range”, with a score of about 82 per cent, a situation International Non-governmental Organizations are worried about.

      In addition, data on improved sanitation coverage puts the Region close to the bottom, scoring it  at 18 per cent and putting the Upper West Region at the bottom with a 17 per cent score.