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Sad Photos Of People Drinking Dirty Water In Nigeria and Around Africa

Safe and readily available drinking water is vital for public health, whether it is used for food production, drinking, domestic use or recreational purposes. Clean and Improved Sanitation and water supply, and better management of food and water resources, can boost Nations’ economic development and can contribute greatly to poverty reduction.

Bad sanitation and contaminated water are linked to transmission of water Borne diseases such as dysentery, cholera, typhoid, dysentery, hepatitis A, typhoid, and polio. inadequate, absent or inappropriately treated water and sanitation services expose peoples to preventable health risks. This is seriously the case in health care facilities where both staff and patients are placed at additional health risk of disease and infection when water, sanitation, and hygiene services are lacking. Globally, 15% of patients develop an infection during a hospital stay, with the proportion much greater in low-income countries.

Here are sad photos of people drinking dirty water in Nigeria and around the world.

Our leaders should improve our water sanitation and provide clean drinking water. But how?

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