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Sanitation

Eliminating disease in Boffel

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When we recently visited the health clinic in Boffel (a remote village in Senegal), the committee there told us that the most common complaint people came to see them with was the flu. Before The Hunger Project led community discussions about the importance of using mosquito nets, the most common complaint had been malaria and…

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Clean water and sanitation saves lives

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Unclean water supplies and poor sanitation are still amongst the biggest threats to many peoples’ health in developing regions.  With up to 950 million people worldwide still practicing open defecation and up to 2.5 billion people living without adequate sanitation, vast improvements are yet to be made. In India, 80% of disease in rural areas…

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