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?
Content created and supplied by: Digibuzz (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More