‘Shortage of public toilets in the Netherlands’
According to the Stomach Liver Intestine Foundation, there is a shortage of public toilets in the Netherlands. Especially for people with a disease of the digestive tract can cause problems.
Thursday is in Amersfoort, a conference about the number of public and semi-public sanitary facilities. The Stomach Liver Intestine Foundation organizes together with patient organisations. They want the problems to enumerate, to find out how other countries have this issue to tackle and ideas to collect to the toilet-shortage in our country to tackle.
The toilet-conference is also a call: for example, to shops to make their toilets, possibly against payment, where possible, to open up. Or to the catering industry, to do that without the right to expect someone to first order.
People should also be easier to find out where they have actually. Because sometimes the facilities are definitely there, but know the audience that back. Organizations that have their toilet open, can already sign up for the app in an Emergency, leaving those interested, this plumbing can be found using their smartphone. There are already about 5,000 facilities can be found through the app.
The Stomach Liver Intestine Foundation made from the data of the app already that you see in Amsterdam are the least have to search, but that it is in, for example, Tilburg and Zwolle really delve has been blown. However, there is still need for more public sanitary facilities. Therefore, the foundation partnered with other organizations also have a onlinepetitie on, which now has over 17,000 times was drawn.