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EHU - Environmental Health Unit - New name for former OCB 'WatSan Unit' as of summer 201. The scope of the Environmental Health activities that MSF engages in go well beyond the provision of Water and Sanitation (WatSan) only. Environmental Health includes a large variety of activities that are context specific and aim to control or prevent disease transmission to staff, patients and communities. These measures range from all interventions related to provision of drinking water, provision of sanitary facilities, liquid and solid hazardous waste management, the management of Human Remains, Vector Control, Air Quality management, Biosafety in Health Care settings, Food Safety, Menstrual Hygiene management, Toxic Chemical Exposure management, Lead or other contaminated site remediation, and others.

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