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Water Borne Diseases
Holly Said:what are the protective measures for water-borne diseases?
We Answered:avoid, boil, filter, or disinfect
Ramona Said:What are the problems with water supply in LICs?
We Answered:Problems with water supply in low income countries can include:
Finding sources that are clean and uncontaminated. This includes securing the land surrounding the source.
Constructing a safe and efficient delivery system utilizing modern-day construction methods and piping.
Maintenance of a delivery system that includes repairs or upgrades as needed.
The delivery system must be able to pay for itself in order to continue delivery to customers. If customers can pay a reasonable fee for monthly clean water delivery, it may become a self-sufficient system.
Patricia Said:know any water borne diseases?
Jeffrey Said:can u list some air,water borne diseases.?n also which area they affect?
We Answered:Air Borne disease are the ones which mostly affect lungs and respiratory system. Tuberculosis, Flu, cold are examples. Water borne mostly affect digestive and excretory systems. ex. cholera, amebiosis.. Water borne infections are generally more serious compared to air as they can affect more regions of ur body. some very rare form of air borne germs can affect your brain and are fatal.
Terry Said:can somebody tell me where i can find an article on water-borne diseases??
We Answered:There are so many, Cholera, Typhoid, Paratyphoid,
Amoebic Dysentery. All from dirty or comtaminated water.
You might go to Google and type in -- Why Japan has less water borne diseases? Or type in---- Our Human toll from dirty water. Each of these bring up many, many articles.
By this time tomorrow 4,000.00 children will have died from drinking dirty water. The average American can not comprehend having to walk 20 to thirty minutes to draw water to take home, to cook and drink with, or having to use the bathroom in a plastic bag. Still Japan, with all it's over crowded cities, has less water borne diseases than most of the worlds population. Ask your self why that is, and write an article on that.