Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: waste

  • Book review: The Big Necessity: Adventures in the World of Human Waste

    Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   Common problem: a water well (foreground) is in close proximity to a pit latrine (brick building at the back), leading to groundwater pollution. Crop of photo by Kennedy Mayumbelo, 2006. SuSanA Secretariat on Flickr, via English Wikipedia. CC BY 2.0. Its title might seem frivolous, but this book is serious,…