Tag: Sanitation

Impacting Local Communities through Clean Water

“Basic human rights cannot thrive in places where human beings do not have access to enough food, or clean water, or the medicine they need to survive.” – U.S. National Security Strategy As we make our way well into the second decade of the 21st century, with our booming technology and our incredible knowledge of…
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The Dirty Side of Water

WATER: We drink it. We bathe in it. We are comprised of it. Water remains one of the most important resources for our health. When communities are constantly faced with a lack of access to clean and safe water supplies they suffer from disease, and infants within these communities are especially susceptible to diarrheal diseases.…
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The Most Important Invention – the Toilet?

http://youtu.be/XDp8lTCz3Nw If someone were to ask you what the most important contribution to international health has been EVER, what would you say? Vaccines? Penicillin? Most people are surprised to learn that the invention that has saved the most lives since it’s inception is actually the toilet. Diarrhea is the second leading cause of death in…
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