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Water and sanitation and their impact on health

Short presentation explaining the basics of water and sanitation and why the health community should be concerned with these issues  
Hannah Barton
almost 13 years ago
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WHO | WHO/UNICEF highlight need to further reduce gaps in access to improved drinking water and sanitation

Inequalities in access to improved drinking water and sanitation facilities still persist around the world  
who.int
over 7 years ago
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Subsidies key in improving sanitation, new study finds

With poor sanitation estimated to cause 280,000 deaths per year worldwide, improving sanitation is a key policy goal in many developing countries.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Report reveals alarming lack of water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities

WHO and UNICEF call for immediate action on improving sanitation in low- and middle-income countries; UNC-Chapel Hill researchers author reportThe World Health...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Nepal earthquake gives rise to fears over poor sanitation

Aid agencies and health officials are warning that poor sanitation in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake could lead to an outbreak of waterborne diseases such as cholera and dysentery.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 6 years ago
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India makes strides in some, but not all, health goals, finds WHO

India has successfully met targets to reduce the spread of HIV and improve the availability of drinking water but has a long way to go in improving sanitation facilities and providing universal access to reproductive healthcare, the latest World Health Statistics report has found.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 6 years ago
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India makes strides in some, but not all, health goals, finds WHO

India has successfully met targets to reduce the spread of HIV and improve the availability of drinking water but has a long way to go in improving sanitation facilities and providing universal access to reproductive healthcare, the latest World Health Statistics report has found.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 6 years ago
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WHO | Lack of sanitation for 2.4 billion people is undermining health improvements

Lack of progress on sanitation threatens to undermine the child survival and health benefits from gains in access to safe drinking water, warn WHO and UNICEF in a report tracking access to drinking water and sanitation against the Millennium Development Goals.  
who.int
over 6 years ago