Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease

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  • 15 Aug 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Khmer Times During a visit to a water processing plant in Pursat province, Industry Minister Cham Prasidh said that providing clean water to rural areas is going to be the focus for the new government in September. “We do not only focus on the
  • 15 Aug 2018- 06:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France New eco-friendly urinals have been placed across the city center of Paris to reduce the incidence of public urination on the streets prompting mixed reaction from Parisians. While some have welcomed the arrival of the bright red &quot
  • 14 Aug 2018- 12:21 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Hindustan Times The Delhi Jal Board’s (DJB) proposal to produce potable water from sewage treatment plants (STPs) after mixing the treated water with Yamuna’s water has raised eyebrows of city-based activists. “While on paper such a scheme appears
  • 14 Aug 2018- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Info STOCKHOLM, Sweden Toxic blue-green algae blooms are creating problems at Swedish water treatment plants as Europe's heatwave persists. The blooms thrive at higher temperatures and water purifiers are at risk of failing to filter toxic substances that have
  • 14 Aug 2018- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Info JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs is to consider a total ban on manufacture, importation and use of microbeads – the tiny plastic beads used in cosmetics, toothpaste and sandblasting. A recent study by the country
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:17 by Local Press Report URUCUI teleSUR According to a recent study undertaken by Inacio Pereira Lima, a master's student in Women's Health at the Federal University of Piaui's (UFPI) Center of Health and Sciences, 83.4 percent of the breast milk samples taken in
  • 8 Aug 2018- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC Indigenous communities affected by Guatemala’s Pojom II and San Andrés dams filed a complaint August 7 before Inter-American Development Bank’s (IADB) independent accountability mechanism claiming that serious social and environmental
  • 8 Aug 2018- 09:30 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI DNA India The government is trying to start work on five river inter-linking projects in the current fiscal and secure financial assistance from the World Bank and the ADB for the Rs 2 lakh crore project, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said.
  • 8 Aug 2018- 09:30 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Journal Times The European Commission has opened an infringement case against Ireland in the EU Court of Justice because it has continued to exceed the limits of trihalomethane contamination in drinking water supplies across the country.
  • 8 Aug 2018- 09:29 by Local Press Report LUSAKA African Review An African Development Bank (AfDB) team of experts, led by Martin Fregene, director of agricultural infrastructure and Wambui Gichuri, director of water development and sanitation, visited Zambia from 23-27 July to identify businesses in
  • 6 Aug 2018- 06:27 by Local Press Report HA NOI Viet Nam News A bridge in the capital city that survived bombs during the American War has been reeling under an invasion of garbage that has gathered underneath it. The garbage makes life difficult for people who live under the bridge. It is there
  • 5 Aug 2018- 09:04 by OOSKAnews Info CAPE TOWN, South Africa The Conversation This article, authored by Kevin Winter and Peta Brom of the University of Cape Town, originally appeared in The Conversation. Models of the earth’s changing climate suggest that extreme weather events, including droughts,
  • 6 Aug 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union (EU) last week announced switch-on of the biggest photovoltaic solar field in Gaza toprovide 0.5 Megawatts of electricity per day to fuel the Southern Gaza Desalination Plant. The EU investment will enable the desal
  • 6 Aug 2018- 06:29 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star Nairobi witnessed a rare spectacle in May, when about 300 youths invaded toilets at OTC, Bus Station, Muthurwa and KPCU. An agitated operator at OTC shot in the air to flush them out. Health Policy Reputational Risk Sanitation, Hygiene &
  • 6 Aug 2018- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HUDAYDAH, Yemen Updated August 8 Early reports suggest multiple deaths and injuries after Yemen’s largest hospital, Al Thawra, was hit August 2, said Dr. Peter Salama, who is in charge of Emergency Preparedness and Response at the World Health