Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease

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  • 16 Jul 2019- 15:42 by OOSKAnews Info LAUSANNE, Switzerland Research into Hepatitis E (HEV) disease indicates that population density and lack of clean water are factors that contribute to outbreaks. Anna Carratalà and Stéphane Joost of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 17 Jul 2019- 05:40 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya A new policy brief from Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) examines population growth in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) and southeast Asia and posits some “myths” that will have to be de-bunked in order to cope with urban WASH access. It is
  • 17 Jul 2019- 10:01 by Local Press Report MEMPHIS TN CNN A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth gators." The police posted the warning to Facebook on Saturday after officers found a suspect
  • 16 Jul 2019- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Thiruvananthapuram, India The Country Director, World Bank, India, this week described the recently signed $250 Million USD loan for the Resilient Kerala Program (RKP) which aims to enhance the state’s resilience against natural disasters and climate
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:59 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Yahoo News Shares of Sabesp rallied to a record high after Sao Paulo State Governor Joao Doria said privatizing the water utility is still the “best option” if Brazilian lawmakers approve a bill that facilitates investment in sanitation. Doria’s
  • 10 Jul 2019- 11:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK Water company efforts to protect the environment in England, UK, have been described as “simply unacceptable” in an Environment Agency (EA) report, with only one of the major water and sewage companies in England performing at the level
  • 10 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries to tackle climate change, end all forms of
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen The battle against cholera in Yemen is far from over, the Save the Children charity has warned: the first six months of 2019 have already seen more suspected cases than the whole of 2018, including 203,000 children under 15. At least
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine An escalation in fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for 3.2 million people, including 500,000 children, as well as the safety of workers risking their lives to repair damaged infrastructure,
  • 8 Jul 2019- 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela UNICEF and the Government of Venezuela have signed an agreement to provide up to 2.8 million people with improved access to safe drinking water. The project includes expanding supply through rehabilitation of ground and surface water
  • 8 Jul 2019- 07:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed new $24.7 Million USD investment to the South Sudan Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project. The funding will support the rehabilitation of 50 kilometers of
  • 25 Jun 2019- 10:47 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Palestine News Network The European Union, France and the Palestinian Government launched today a new innovative project linking renewable energies and water infrastructures in the North of Palestine. This project will include the first ever
  • 25 Jun 2019- 10:44 by Local Press Report BELGRADE Serbia Monitor While visiting the construction site on the Belgrade Waterfront development, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic announced on Sunday (June 23rd) that the state would present a big new investment plan for the upcoming period, worth
  • 25 Jun 2019- 10:45 by Local Press Report BUFFALO NY The Independent A goldfish the size of a small dog has been discovered in a river after it survived being flushed down the toilet by its owner. The 14-inch-long fish was found downstream of a wastewater treatment plant in the Niagara River in New
  • 24 Jun 2019- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND CA, United States A second testing within three months confirms that bottled water sold by US retail giants Whole Foods and Target contains “high levels” of arsenic according to environmental campaign group, Center for Environmental Health (CEH)

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