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Published on: 14/03/2012


Yves Chartier, who worked for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WSH) at the World Health Organization (WHO), died in a tragic accident in the Jura mountains on 8 January 2012. Mr. Chartier was WHO’s face for matters of medical waste management, and for water and sanitation in health care centres and schools. He worked previously with  Médecins sans Frontières and continued to work in emergency situations, most notably in the ground in the wake of the Haiti earthquake.

Yves was 53 and leaves behind his wife and two children.

Source: Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health, Newsletter, 10 Jan 2012

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