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Louis Boorstin

Title Deputy Director, Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene
Organization Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Louis Boorstin is the deputy director of Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene at the foundation.

Posts By Louis Boorstin

When It Comes to Toilets, the Customer is Queen

Two recent videos from partners in the sanitation business illustrate a key shift in thinking in the field: households that lack sanitation are customers, not beneficiaries.

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Tackling the Rural Sanitation Challenge

What will it take for all people in rural areas to have affordable access to safe, dignified sanitation that they really want to use?

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The Problem That Nobody Wants to Think About

I suspect that few people in Haiti are aware that today is World Toilet Day. But the slum dwellers in Port-au-Prince are keenly aware that cholera has descended on their communities.

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