The sanitation challenge: What's next after toilets?

Lack of sanitation is a major cause of death and disease, and a serious barrier to development, writes Brian Arbogast, director of global development at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in this guest column ahead of World Toilet Day.

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About the author

  • Brian Arbogast

    Brian Arbogast leads the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's effort to bring groundbreaking innovations in sanitation technology. Arbogast was previously a corporate vice president at Microsoft Corporation, leading an international portfolio of research and development projects. More recently, he concentrated in cleantech and international development, driving market solutions to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges.