Browsing: WATERisLIFE

Drinking water from the tap in any country in the world is a risk to many people’s health but it is much worse in Africa. 

Africa’s situation is worsened by the fact that getting treatment in case of waterborne disease is tedious due to challenges ranging from transportation, finances and in many cases, the availability of doctors. 

Interestingly, more than 80 per cent of beds in African hospitals are occupied by people suffering from waterborne diseases. The irony is that malaria, cancer, terrorism and Aids altogether do not total half the deaths caused by water-related diseases. Lack o...

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