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The problem has been seen historically as a public health issue falling under the domain of large-scale, expensive infrastructure projects (Prahalad 2005, 207–209). Even if one were to view the problem strictly from a public health perspective, that is, with the sole desire of maximizing hygienic education and access to soap, what is the best way to reach those goals? Hindustan Lever’s experience in the BoP suggests that distribution and hygienic education are challenges that at least some companies are equipped to address.
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